Maracanda


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Maracanda

(ˌmærəˈkændə)
n
(Placename) the ancient name for Samarkand

Sam•ar•kand

(ˌsæm ərˈkænd)

n.
a city in SE Uzbekistan: taken by Alexander the Great 329 B.C.; Tamerlane's capital in the 14th century. 388,000.
Ancient, Maracanda.