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Gandhara

[guhn-dahr-uh]
noun
  1. an ancient region in what is now NW Pakistan.
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adjective
  1. Also Gan·dha·ran [guhn-dahr-uh n] /gʌnˈdɑr ən/. of or relating to Gandhara, its inhabitants, or its art.
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Historical Examples of gandhara

  • No doubt the Greek artists who came to Gandhara were loath to relinquish a familiar theme.

    The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind

    Herbert George Wells

  • With Gandhara's warlike monarch brave Nakula holds his way, Other chiefs with other monarchs where their distant kingdoms lay.

    Maha-bharata

    Anonymous

  • Five of stout Gandhara's princes in that fatal combat fell, And a sixth in fear and faintness fled the woeful tale to tell!

    Maha-bharata

    Anonymous

  • But in the later school of sculpture known as Gandhara or Græco-Buddhist he is frequently shown in a full length portrait.

  • Going southwards from Gandhara, (the travellers) in four days arrived at the kingdom of Purushapura.