East Pakistan

East Pakistan
a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Members of this Region: ↑Hinduism, ↑Hindooism, ↑madrasa, ↑madrasah
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation
Part Holonyms: ↑Asia
Member Meronyms: ↑Bangladeshi, ↑Bengali
Part Meronyms:

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former name of Bangladesh.

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