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Herat

[he-raht] /hɛˈrɑt/
noun
1.
a city in NW Afghanistan.
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  • But the arrival of some regiments from Herat altered the complexion of affairs.

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  • On the 5th of August, several regiments marched in from Herat.

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  • The direct route to Sind from Mesopotamia is not by way of Herat.

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  • In 1020, however, Mahomedans conquered Ghur effectually from Herat.

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  • The Korokh of to-day is between the mountains, but only some twenty-five miles from Herat.

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Herat

/hɛˈræt/
noun
1.
a city in NW Afghanistan, on the Hari Rud River: on the site of several ancient cities; at its height as a cultural centre in the 15th century. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
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