Gandhara

adjective
Gan·​dha·​ra | \ ¦gən¦därə, -gənˈd- \
variants: or Gandharan \ -​rən \

Definition of Gandhara

: of or relating to ancient Gandhara, its people, or its hybrid Greco-Buddhist art

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History and Etymology for Gandhara

Gandhara, ancient region in northwest Punjab and part of eastern Afghanistan

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“Gandhara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gandhara. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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