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Gandhara

[guhn-dahr-uh] /gʌnˈdɑr ə/
noun
1.
an ancient region in NW India and E Afghanistan.
adjective
2.
Also, Gandharan
[guhn-dahr-uh n] /gʌnˈdɑr ən/ (Show IPA)
. of or pertaining to Gandhara, its inhabitants, or its art.
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historical region in what is now northwestern Pakistan, corresponding to the Vale of Peshawar and having extensions into the lower valleys of the Kabul and Swat rivers.

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