Bactria

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See also: Báctria

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  • Bactriana, Bākhtar in Persian, also Bahlika in Indian languages, and Ta-Hia in Chinese.

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Βακτριανή (Baktrianḗ). See also Old Persian 𐎲𐎠𐎧𐎫𐎼𐎡𐏁 (Bâxtriš)

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Bactria

  1. The ancient Greek name of the country between the range of the Hindu Kush and the Amu Darya in the Middle East, encompassing parts of northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and northern Pakistan.

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