Samarcand


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Noun1.Samarcand - city in southern UzbekistanSamarcand - city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century
Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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I am like a puzzle- headed chief-mate we had once in the dear old Samarcand when I was a youngster.
Such was Lahore's splendor that in his epic poem 'Paradise Lost', the Cromwell era poet John Milton, mentions it in the same breath as some of the most renowned cities:His eyes might there command whatever stood/City of old or modern fame, the seat/Of mightiest empire, from the destined walls/Of Cambalu, seat of Cathian Can/And Samarcand by Oxus, Temir's throne/To Paquin of Sinaen Kings, and thence/To Agra and Lahore of Great Mogul"During this period, the massiveLahore Fort was built.
Notes: Urged Site Visiton 6/16/16 @ 10:00 am at Samarcand Training Facility 3600 Samarcand Road, Jackson Springs, NC 27281.
56) In 1914 he established an open-air school that he also called Marienfeld, in Samarcand, North Carolina.