Bactria vs Bactrian - What's the difference?

bactria | bactrian |


Alternative forms

* Bactriana, B?khtar in Persian, also Bhalika in Indian languages, and Ta-Hia in Chinese.

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The ancient Greek name of the country between the range of the Hindu Kush and the Amu Darya in the Middle East, encompassing parts of northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and northern Pakistan.
  • Anagrams





    (en noun) (wikipedia Bactrian)
  • A person of Bactria.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • An extinct Eastern Iranian language which was spoken in the Central Asian region of Bactria, also called Tocharistan, in northern Afghanistan.
  • See also

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