Pashtun [push to͞on′]
pl. Pashtun or Pashtuns
a member of a Pashto-speaking people of E Afghanistan and N Pakistan

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  • Pashtun — [push to͞on′] n. pl. Pashtun or Pashtuns a member of a Pashto speaking people of E Afghanistan and N Pakistan * * * Any member of a Pashto speaking people of southeastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan. The Pashtun, who number about 7.5… …   Universalium

  • Pashtun — also Pushtun noun (plural Pashtuns; also Pushtuns or Pashtun; also Pushtun) Etymology: Pashto paštun, paxtun Date: 1815 a member of a people of eastern and southern Afghanistan and adjacent parts of Pakistan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pashtun — noun a) A member of a Pashto speaking ethnic people from the border regions of Afghanistan and western Pakistan b) A member of a Pashtun tribe …   Wiktionary

  • Pashtun — noun 1. a member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan Pathans are the predominant ethnic group in Afghanistan • Syn: ↑Pathan, ↑Pushtun, ↑Pashtoon • Hypernyms: ↑Afghan, ↑Afghanistani 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pashtun culture — is varied and is heavily influenced by that of South Central Asia and other Afghan peoples. Cultural Dances: Atan/Atanrh Among the dozens of different folk dances known as Atanrh [] ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pashtun Kot District — Pashtun Kot (Kowt) district is located in the center of Faryab Province southeast from Maymana. The district center Pashtun Kot is a suburb of Maymana (coord|35.91167|N|64.78667|E|,907 m altitude). The population is 159,300 (2004) …   Wikipedia

  • Pashtun people — Pashtuns پښتانه Paṣ̌tun …   Wikipedia

  • Pashtun diaspora — Pashtuns (Pashto: پښتون Unicode| Paṣtūn or پختون Unicode| Paxtūn , also rendered as Pushtuns, Pakhtuns, Pukhtuns), also called Pathans (Urdu: پٹھان, Hindi: पठान Unicode| Paṭhān ) have many communities world wide. In Pakistan, the word Pathan is… …   Wikipedia

  • Pashtun Zarghun — Infobox Settlement official name =Pashtun Zarghun other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = 300px image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type …   Wikipedia

  • Pashtun Zarghun District — The Pashtun Zarghun District, formerly known as Foshanj, is situated in the central part of the Herat Province, Afghanistan in the valley of the Hari River. It borders with Karukh District to the North, Obe District to the east, Adraskan District …   Wikipedia

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