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Balkh

[bahlkh]
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  1. a town in N Afghanistan: capital of ancient Bactria; center of Zoroastrianism.
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Ancient Bactra.Also called Wazirabad.
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Balkh

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