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Bactria

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

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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