Bo·​kha·​ra bō-ˈkär-ə How to pronounce Bokhara (audio)
: an Oriental rug characterized by fine knotting and a design of usually three rows of octagonal medallions

Examples of Bokhara in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, one rug design follows the blue-print of the popular Bokhara rug, while another features a playful abstract pattern. Isiah Magsino, Town & Country, 1 Aug. 2023

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Word History


Bokhara (Bukhara), Uzbekistan

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bokhara was in 1896

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“Bokhara.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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