Samarkand

Samarkand (Samarqand Самарқанд; سمرقند; Самарканд from Sogdian: `Stone Fort` or `Rock Town`), alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, traditionally was the second-largest city in Uzbekistan and the capital of Samarqand Province. It is now the nation`s third largest, after fast-growing Namangan in the Ferghana Valley. The...
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Samarkand

Samarcand noun city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane`s opulent capital in the 14th century
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Samarkand

(city) City in eastern Uzbekistan, capital of Samarkand wiloyat (region), near the River Zerafshan, 217 km/135 mi east of Bukhara; population (1999) 362,300. Industries include cotton-ginning, silk manufacture, production of foodstuffs, and engineering, especially the manufacture o...
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Samarkand

city in east-central Uzbekistan that is one of the oldest cities of Central Asia. In the 4th century , then known as Maracanda, it was the capital of ... [16 related articles]
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Samarkand

Samarkand (sămurkănd', Rus. sumurkänt') , city (1991 pop. 395,000), capital of Samarkand region, in Uzbekistan, on the Trans-Caspian RR. It is one of the oldest existing cities in the world and the oldest of Central Asia. At the time of its greatest splendor medieval Samarka...
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Samarkand

[n] - city in southern Uzbekistan
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