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  • proper n. an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization of what is today eastern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan

Etymologies

From Latin Sogdiāna, from Ancient Greek Σογδιανή. Compare the Old Persian name of the region: 𐎿𐎢𐎦𐎢𐎭 (Suguda). (Wiktionary)

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