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Punjab -- as in: the modern Punjab region
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  • The mighty Indus River, which flows from the Himalayas down through KPK and Punjab to Karachi and the Arabian Sea, and of which we are so proud, had turned into a raging torrent and burst its banks.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Now he lived with a cranky man who was originally from Punjab.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • His grandfather had come from the Punjab in India to work on the railway as a contract labourer.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • He looked like he had just walked off a village in the Punjab, and they had absolutely no money.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers

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  • Colonel Arbuthnot talked of the Punjab and occasionally asked the girl a few questions about Baghdad where, it became clear, she had been in a post as governess.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Mortenson soon learned that Syed was Pakistani, from Bahawal Puy, a small village in the central Punjab.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • "The Punjab lasso!" he muttered.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • There were owls, the Punjab mail . and flowers smelt deliciously in the station-master’s garden.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Who hold Zam-Zammah, that ’fire-breathing dragon’, hold the Punjab, for the great green-bronze piece is always first of the conqueror’s loot.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Mukhtar grew up in a peasant family in the village of Meerwala in southern Punjab.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky

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  • They rolled out the ponchos and slept in the seats and aisles, fine sleeping, the windows down and the fast rush of night air and the smell of coal smoke and the feeling of motion again, fast motion, fast through level country good for speed, then graceful dark valleys, then climbing into higher, colder country, into mountains, through Punjab and Peshawar and Kabul, and beyond Kabul.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • There was some justification for Kim—he had kicked Lala Dinanath’s boy off the trunnions—since the English held the Punjab and Kim was English.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • He afterwards took a post on the Sind, Punjab, and Delhi Railway, and his Regiment went home without him.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • All the rich Punjab lay out in the splendour of the keen sun.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • ’To search every river in the Punjab is no small matter,’ said her husband.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • The earthquake had been felt in India, and for long stood a leading date in the Punjab.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • And perhaps the very best means of combating suffocating traditions is education—through schools like one of our favorites, in a remote nook of the Pakistani Punjab, run by one of the world’s most extraordinary women.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Kim loafed over to the nearest tobacco-seller, a rather lively young Mohammedan woman, and begged a rank cigar of the brand that they sell to students of the Punjab University who copy English customs.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Raping poor girls is no longer always a penalty-free sport, and so rapes appear to have declined considerably in the southern Punjab.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • And they fared out from the gloom of the mango tope, the old man’s high, shrill voice ringing across the field, as wail by long-drawn wail he unfolded the story of Nikal Seyn [Nicholson]—the song that men sing in the Punjab to this day.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Bent over the carcass in this cave, his forearms slick with blood, Hussein seemed to Mortenson immeasurably removed from his days of scholarship on the sweltering plains of the Punjab.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • ’Ay, I know the Punjab.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • But Kim did not suspect that Mahbub Ali, known as one of the best horse-dealers in the Punjab, a wealthy and enterprising trader, whose caravans penetrated far and far into the Back of Beyond, was registered in one of the locked books of the Indian Survey Department as C25 IB.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • The Regiment would pay for you all the time you are at the Military Orphanage; or you might go on the Punjab Masonic Orphanage’s list (not that he or you ’ud understand what that means); but the best schooling a boy can get in India is, of course, at St Xavier’s in Partibus at Lucknow.’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • My great fear was that he was already somewhere near us, preparing the Punjab lasso.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • She was a poor mother of five who picked fruit for a living in a village in Punjab.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • No one knows better than he how to throw the Punjab lasso, for he is the king of stranglers even as he is the prince of conjurors.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • One of the few people who spoke out for Asia Bibi in Pakistan was the governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • It was then that he introduced the sport of the Punjab lasso.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Shortly after that I was invited by the chief minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, to speak in Lahore at an education gala.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The little sultana herself learned to wield the Punjab lasso and killed several of her women and even of the friends who visited her.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • At our feet, I found the Punjab lasso which I had been dreading all the evening.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • M. de Chagny put the one pistol that was still loaded to his temple; and I stared at the Punjab lasso at the foot of the iron tree.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • But, as I stared at the Punjab lasso, I saw a thing that made me start so violently that M. de Chagny delayed his attempt at suicide.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • I had discovered, near the Punjab lasso, in a groove in the floor, a black-headed nail of which I knew the use.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • They told us they were Seraiki speakers from southern Punjab and wanted their own province.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Many elders in Swat had been killed despite having bodyguards and the Punjab governor had been killed by his own bodyguard.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • No, the Punjab for me, and the soil of the Jullundur-doab for the best soil in it.’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • A group of yellow-trousered Punjab policemen, headed by a hot and perspiring young Englishman, parted the crowd about the carriages.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • ’Meet us again under the big railway bridge, and for the sake of all the Gods of our Punjab, bring food—curry, pulse, cakes fried in fat, and sweetmeats.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Then, upon reflection, Erik went back to fetch the Punjab lasso, which is very curiously made out of catgut, and which might have set an examining magistrate thinking.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • When he was growing up in a family of seven children, in the modest village of Dhok Luna on the Punjab plain between Islamabad and Lahore, mutton was served only on very special occasions.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • One of the few he took was from the parents of Arfa Karim, a child computer genius from Punjab whose parents I met at a ceremony to launch postal stamps with her image on them.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • One of the young men of fashion—he who was found dead at the bottom of a well on the night of the earthquake—had once given him a complete suit of Hindu kit, the costume of a lowcaste street boy, and Kim stored it in a secret place under some baulks in Nila Ram’s timber-yard, beyond the Punjab High Court, where the fragrant deodar logs lie seasoning after they have driven down the Ravi.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • And, even then, when these had "had enough," they were always at liberty to put an end to themselves with a Punjab lasso or bowstring, left for their use at the foot of an iron tree.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • I had amassed a lot of money by the end of that year—half a million rupees each from the prime minister, the chief minister of Punjab, the chief minister of our province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Sindh government.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
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