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Balkh

[ bahlkh ]
/ bɑlx /
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noun

a town in northern Afghanistan: capital of ancient Bactria; center of Zoroastrianism.

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Also called Wa·zir·a·bad [wuh-zeer-uh-bahd] /wəˌzɪər əˈbɑd/ . Ancient Bac·tra [bak-truh] /ˈbæk trə/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Balkh

Balkh
/ (bɑːlk) /

noun

a region of N Afghanistan, corresponding to ancient Bactria. Chief town: Mazar-i-Sharif
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