Bactria

geographical name
Bac·​tria | \ ˈbak-trē-ə How to pronounce Bactria (audio) \

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 How to pronounce Bactrian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Bactria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bactria. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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