Definition of Punjab in English:

Punjab

(also the Punjab)

proper noun

  • 1A region of northwestern India and Pakistan, a wide, fertile plain traversed by the Indus River and the five tributaries that gave the region its name.

    1. 1.1A province of Pakistan; capital, Lahore.
    2. 1.2A state of India; capital, Chandigarh.

Origin

From Hindi panj five + āb waters.

Pronunciation:

Punjab

/ˈpənjäb/