follow Dictionary.com

What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?

Bāghlān

[bahg-lahn] /ˈbɑg lɑn/
noun
1.
a province in N Afghanistan.
2.
a city in and the capital of this province.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for Bāghlān

Baghlan

city, northeastern Afghanistan, near the Qonduz River, at an elevation of 1,650 feet (500 m). Baghlan is the centre of beet-sugar production and has a sugar refinery. Cotton textiles are also manufactured. The city's industrial development has led to rapid population growth. Recently built major highways link Baghlan with Kabul, the nation's capital, 130 miles (210 km) south, and with other commercial, industrial, and administrative centres of Afghanistan.

Learn more about Baghlan with a free trial on Britannica.com
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Bāghlān

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Bāghlān

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with Bāghlān

Nearby words for bāghlān