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Bukhara

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geographical name Bu·kha·ra \bü-ˈkär-ə, -ˈka-rə, -ˈḵär-ə\

Definition of Bukhara

  1. 1 former emirate W Asia around city of Bukhara

  2. 2 or Buxoro play \bü-ˈḵȯr-ȯ\ city W Uzbekistan E of the Amu Dar'ya pop 249,600

Bukharan

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Variants of bukhara

or chiefly formerly

Bokhara

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