Sogdiana

geographical name Sog·di·a·na \ ˌsäg-dē-ˈa-nə , -ˈä-nə , -ˈā-nə \

Definition of Sogdiana

province of the ancient Persian Empire between the Jaxartes (Syr Dar'ya) and Oxus (Amu Dar'ya) rivers; capital Maracanda (Samarqand)
see also sogdian

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