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Sam•ar•kand



Pronunciation: (sam"ur-kand'; Russ. su-mur-känt'), [key]
n.
a city in SE Uzbekistan: taken by Alexander the Great 329b.c.;Tamerlane's capital in the 14th century. 476,000. Also,Sam"ar•cand'.Ancient, Maracanda.

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