Definition of Ghaznavid in English:


Line breaks: Ghaz|na¦vid
Pronunciation: /gazˈnɑːvɪd/

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  • A member of a Turkish Muslim dynasty founded in Ghazna, Afghanistan, in ad 977. The dynasty extended its power into Persia and the Punjab and lasted until 1186.

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