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Definition of the noun samarcand

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  1. city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century

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Google previewA Geography for Children ... With ... engravings ... and ... maps. Fifth edition (1835)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe General Gazetteer; Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary (1809)

by Richard Brookes

Samarcand is the capital. 13.0; haria ...

Google previewA 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 .

Google previewA universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world (1835)

by George Thomas Landmann

Samarcand is the capital. Bokharia ...

Google previewThe Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (1999)

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, ...

Google previewThe Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1821)

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 ...

Google previewA 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. BolaƱola, 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 ...

Google previewFrank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1878)

by Frank Leslie

' The nearest railway to Samarcand is the Samara-Orenburg line, 1,800 ...

Google previewThe Modern Gazetteer (1798)

Being a Compendious Geographical Dictionary of All the Nations ... by Alexander Aitchison

Samarcand is the capital. MAWES ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA Geographical Dictionary, Or Universal Gazetteer (1817)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

Samarcand .

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Scrabble value of S1A1M3A1R1C3A1N1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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