Maracanda

[ mar-uh-kan-duh ]
/ ˌmær əˈkæn də /

noun

ancient name of Samarkand.
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  • 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
/ (ˌmærəˈkændə) /

noun

the ancient name for Samarkand
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