Affghanistan

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Affghanistan

  1. Archaic spelling of Afghanistan.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, Chapter 1
      BLOODY BATTLE IN AFFGHANISTAN
    • 1873 (Jun), "Our Coming Guest", Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, page 715
      The line of conduct we have pursued for the last forty years in dealing with Affghanistan and Persia has been most injudicious.