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Bukhara

[boo-kahr-uh, boo-; Russian boo-khah-ruh] /bʊˈkɑr ə, bu-; Russian buˈxɑ rə/
noun
1.
a former state in SW Asia: now incorporated into Uzbekistan.
2.
a city in SW Uzbekistan, W of Samarkand.
Also, Bokhara.
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Bukhara

/bʊˈxɑːrə/
noun
1.
a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)
2.
a former emirate of central Asia: a powerful kingdom and centre of Islam; became a territory of the Soviet Union (1920) and was divided between the former Uzbek, Tajik, and Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republics
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