Khujand

/ (Russian xuˈʃænd) /

noun

a variant spelling of Khojent

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Example sentences from the Web for Khujand

  • The hunting and fowling-grounds of Khujand are first-rate; q kyk,81 bgh-marl,82 pheasant and hare are all had in great plenty.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • The Avenue named seems likely to be Tmrs of f. 45b and to be on the direct road for Khujand.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Back I went to Khujand and thither they sent me my mother and my grandmother and the families of some of the men with me.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • While Qabar-al was being made to go to Khujand, he escaped on foot and after a hundred difficulties reached Ar-tp.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan