Transoxiana

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From Latin Transoxiana, from trans (beyond) + Oxus (Amu Darya), literally “lands beyond Oxus”.

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Transoxiana

  1. (historical) An ancient portion of Central Asia, the region between the Amu Darya (Classical Oxus) and Syr Darya rivers, corresponding approximately with modern-day Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and southwest Kazakhstan.

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Transoxiana f

  1. (historical) Transoxiana (a historical region in Central Asia)