Arachosia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Arachōsia, from Ancient Greek Ἀραχωσία (Arakhōsía), from Iranian. Compare the Old Persian name of the place: 𐏃𐎼𐎢𐎺𐎫𐎡𐏁 (Harauvatiš, literally rich in waters/lakes).

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Arachosia

  1. An Achaemenid and Seleucid satrapy in the eastern part of their respective empires, around modern-day southern Afghanistan.

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