Sogdiana

Sogdiana

[sog-dee-ey-nuh, -an-uh]
noun
a province of the ancient Persian Empire between the Oxus and Jaxartes rivers: now in Uzbekistan. Capital: Samarkand.
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Sogdiana (ˌsɒɡdɪˈɑːnə)
 
n
a region of ancient central Asia. Its chief city was Samarkand

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