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Maracanda

[mar-uh-kan-duh]
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noun
  1. 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


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Maracanda

noun
  1. the ancient name for Samarkand
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