Maracanda

[mar-uh-kan-duh]
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noun

ancient name of Samarkand.

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Historical Examples of maracanda

  • He then led his army to Maracanda,503 which is the capital of the land of the Sogdianians.

    The Anabasis of Alexander

    Arrian of Nicomedia


British Dictionary definitions for maracanda

Maracanda

noun

the ancient name for Samarkand
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