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Bactria

Line breaks: Bac|tria
Pronunciation: /ˈbaktrɪə
 
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Definition of Bactria in English:

An ancient country in central Asia, corresponding to the northern part of modern Afghanistan. It was the seat of a powerful Indo-Greek kingdom in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc.

Derivatives

Bactrian

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The Bactrian king assessed the odds and made his decision.
  • Worryingly, pieces resembling the Bactrian gold have come on the market, suggesting the collection could have been broken up and sold, at least in part, and could have vanished forever into the hands of secretive private collectors.
  • Wild Bactrian herds are notoriously difficult to study.

Words that rhyme with Bactria

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