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Samarkand Syllabification: Sam·ar·kand
Pronunciation: /ˈsamərˌkand/ /səmərˈkänt/
(also Samarqand)

Definition of Samarkand in English:

A city in eastern Uzbekistan; population 312,900 (est. 2007). One of the oldest cities in Asia, it was founded in the 3rd or 4th millennium bc. It was a prosperous center on the Silk Road and, in the 14th century, became the capital of Tamerlane’s Mongol empire.

Words that rhyme with Samarkand

and, band, bland, brand, expand, firsthand, gland, grand, hand, land, manned, misunderstand, offhand, rand, righthand, sand, stand, strand, thirdhand, underhand, undermanned, understand, unplanned, untanned, withstand
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