- an ancient region in what is now NW Pakistan.
- Also Gan·dha·ran [guhn-dahr-uh n] /gʌnˈdɑr ən/. of or relating to Gandhara, its inhabitants, or its art.
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No doubt the Greek artists who came to Gandhara were loath to relinquish a familiar theme.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
With Gandhara's warlike monarch brave Nakula holds his way, Other chiefs with other monarchs where their distant kingdoms lay.
Five of stout Gandhara's princes in that fatal combat fell, And a sixth in fear and faintness fled the woeful tale to tell!
But in the later school of sculpture known as Gandhara or Græco-Buddhist he is frequently shown in a full length portrait.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)
Going southwards from Gandhara, (the travellers) in four days arrived at the kingdom of Purushapura.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms