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Bactria

[ bak-tree-uh ]
/ ˈbæk tri ə /
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noun
an ancient country in W Asia, between the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush Mountains. Capital: Bactra.
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Bac·tri·an, adjective, noun
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Bactria
/ (ˈbæktrɪə) /

noun
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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