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Definition of the noun samarcand
What does samarcand mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century
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by Horatio N. BRINSMADE
Samarcand is the principal town. 4. East of this is Chinese Tartary. This is a part of the Chinese empire. It is a cold country, and the people are much like those in Independent Tartary, and live in tents. The lofty Altaian chain of mountains runs ...
The universal gazetteer (1798)
being a concise description, alphabetically arranged, of the nations, towns, cities, harbours, canals, kingdoms ... in the known world, the government, manners, and religion of the inhabitants by John Walker
Samarcand is the capital. Maiuborroiu, Cumberland, near Ireby. Mawes, St. a town in Cornwall, seated on the E. side ...
by Richard Brookes
Samarcand is the capital. 13.0; haria ...
A universal Gazetteer; or geographical dictionary of the World. Founded on the works of Brookes and Walker, etc (1835)
by George LANDMANN (C.E.)
Samarcand is the capital. BoKHARIA, L1TTLE ; see CASHGUR. BoLABola, one of the Society-islands, Australasia, in the Pacific-ocean, 4 leagues *w of Otaha. On the sw side is a spacious harbour called Oteavanoca: Lg. 15i.43 w, Lt. 16.18 s .
by George Thomas Landmann
Samarcand is the capital. Bokharia ...
by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Samarcand is a city now in Uzbekistan, founded in the fourth century BCE (under the name Maracanda) as the capital of Sogdiana. It was captured in 329 BCE by Alexander the Great, and was later ruled successively by the Turks, the Arabs, ...
Samarcand is the birth-place of Tamerlane ; and though this city is fallen much below what it was in bit time, it is still a considerable place. It is surrounded by strong ramparts of earth ; the houses are chiefly of clay, like those of the Russian ...
A New Universal Gazetteer (1832)
Containing a Description of the Principal Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, States ... of the Known World ..
Samarcand is the capital. Bokharia, Little. See Cashgar. Bolañola, one of the Society Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, 4 ues N. W. of Otaha. Long. 151-52. W-lat- 10-32. s. Boltheresk, a town of Kamtschatka, on the river Bolchoireka, o miles from its ...
by Frank Leslie
' The nearest railway to Samarcand is the Samara-Orenburg line, 1,800 ...
The Modern Gazetteer (1798)
Being a Compendious Geographical Dictionary of All the Nations ... by Alexander Aitchison
Samarcand is the capital. MAWES ...
The General Gazetteer (1820)
Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms ... in the Known World : with the Extent, Boundaries, and Natural Productions of Each Country ...
Samarcand is the capital . Bokharia,. }. see Cashgur. Bolabola, one of the Society islands, in the Pacific ocean, four leagues Nw of Otaha. On the sw side is a spacious harbour called ...
Ancient and Modern ... by Joseph Emerson Worcester
Samarcand. Lon. 61.58. E. Lat. 39. 20. N. It is situated on a rising ground with a slender wall of earth ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1817)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...
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