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Bactra

[bak-truh] /ˈbæk trə/
noun
1.
ancient name of Balkh.

Bactria

[bak-tree-uh] /ˈbæk tri ə/
noun
1.
an ancient country in W Asia, between the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush Mountains.
Capital: Bactra.
Related forms
Bactrian, adjective, noun
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Bactria

/ˈbæktrɪə/
noun
1.
an ancient country of SW Asia, between the Hindu Kush mountains and the Oxus River: forms the present Balkh region in N Afghanistan
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