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Waziristan

[wuh-zeer-uh-stahn, -stan] /wəˌzɪər əˈstɑn, -ˈstæn/
noun
1.
a mountainous region in NW Pakistan.
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Waziristan

/wəˌzɪərɪˈstɑːn/
noun
1.
a mountainous region of N Pakistan, on the border with Afghanistan
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geographic region of the North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. It is a barren, mountainous country occupied by part of the Sulaiman Range and bounded north by the Kurram River, south by the Gumal River, and west by Afghanistan. The region's rivers, which flow toward the Indus River, provide the main approaches to the interior

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