Bactria

geographical name
Bac·​tria | \ˈbak-trē-ə \

Definition of Bactria 

ancient country of southwestern Asia between the Hindu Kush and the Oxus River; capital Bactra — see balkh

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Bactrian \ˈbak-​trē-​ən \ adjective or noun

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