Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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, the land of the five rivers, is a province of modern India which, together with the North-West Frontier Province and Kas̲h̲mīr [q. v.], occupies the extreme north-western corner of the Indian Empire, and, with the exception of the recently-constituted Delhi province, comprises all of British India north of Sind and Rād̲j̲pūtāna and west of the river Ḏj̲amna. Geographically therefore it includes more than its name implies, for, in addition to the country watered by the Ḏj̲helum, Čināb, Rāwī, Beās, and Satled̲j̲, it embraces the t…

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Davies, C. Collin, “Pand̲j̲āb”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 30 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3595>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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