Bactria meaning

băktrē-ə
An ancient country of southwest Asia. It was an eastern province of the Persian Empire before its conquest by the Greeks in 328 bc . The kingdom was destroyed c. 130 bc by nomadic tribes.
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(place) Ancient country between the Hindu Kush & the Oxus River in what is now NE Afghanistan (fl. 250-130 b.c.)
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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.
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Origin of bactria

  • From Ancient Greek Βακτριανή (Baktrianē).

    From Wiktionary