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Sogdiana

[sog-dee-ey-nuh, -an-uh] /ˌsɒg diˈeɪ nə, -ˈæn ə/
noun
1.
a province of the ancient Persian Empire between the Oxus and Jaxartes rivers: now in Uzbekistan.
Capital: Samarkand.
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Sogdiana

/ˌsɒɡdɪˈɑːnə/
noun
1.
a region of ancient central Asia. Its chief city was Samarkand
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