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Sogdiana

(ˌsɒɡdɪˈɑːnə)
n
(Placename) a region of ancient central Asia. Its chief city was Samarkand

Sog•di•a•na

(ˌsɒg diˈeɪ nə, -ˈæn ə)

n.
a region of ancient and medieval central Asia between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers: now part of Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan.
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Al-Biruni reported many Buddhist monasteries still functioning on the southern borders of Sogdia at the turn of the millennium.
146), which elevates the historical profile of Sogdia, in itself a good thing, but carries the flavor of a conspiracy theory.
The older Ptolemy's voiceovers repeatedly use the word "unknown" to describe these lands, and at one point when describing the trek through Sogdia he says, "We were totally lost.