[ boo-kahr-uh, boo-; Russian boo-khah-ruh ]
/ bʊˈkɑr ə, bu-; Russian buˈxɑ rə /
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a former state in SW Asia: now incorporated into Uzbekistan.
a city in SW Uzbekistan, W of Samarkand.
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Words nearby Bukhara
Buisson, Buitenzorg, Bujumbura, Bukavu, bukh, Bukhara, Bukhara rug, Bukharin, bukkake, Bukovina, Bul
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How to use Bukhara in a sentence
He inherits his exogamous class, say Bukhara, from his father, and he must marry a woman of Class Kumara.The Secret of the Totem|Andrew Lang
The hardships of the journey from Karshi to Bukhara were great—a bare sandy desert, great heat, very little and very bad water.
Bukhara is the remoter focus of all these routes, and also of the valley highways of the western Tian Shan.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
Bukhara budayi (Bokhara wheat) is considered the finest; it has a long, thin, and reddish grain, with a greenish top.Sketches of Central Asia (1868)|Arminius Vmbry
The big blue plums of Bukhara are celebrated through the whole of Asia.The Peaches of New York|U. P. Hedrick
British Dictionary definitions for Bukhara
/ (bʊˈxɑːrə) /
a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)
a former emirate of central Asia: a powerful kingdom and centre of Islam; became a territory of the Soviet Union (1920) and was divided between the former Uzbek, Tajik, and Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republics
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