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  1. A city in Punjab, Pakistan, the capital of the district of the same name and the headquarters of the Pakistani military.
  2. A district in Punjab, Pakistan.
  3. (metonymically) The military of Pakistan.
    • 2018 January 5, Suhasini Haidar, “U.S. move against Pakistan ‘welcome first step’: India”, in The Hindu[1]:
      “It is a welcome first step. [We] hope it will get Rawalpindi (Pakistan’s military) thinking,” a senior official told The Hindu, although the government issued no formal reaction to the development.