from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Bukhoro.


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  • On page 62 the word Bokhara appears with a macron (straight line), over the first 'a' and has been formatted for this version without the macron.

    The Story of the Guides

  • The name Bokhara would seem to indicate as much, but it is also found in many parts of Europe, and if the facts were known, was doubtless brought from Europe to North America by the first settlers.

    Clovers and How to Grow Them

  • It is possibly more widely known by the name Bokhara than by any other designation.

    Clovers and How to Grow Them

  • Sweet clover (_Melilotus alba_), sometimes called Bokhara, which will grow equally well North and South, is worthy of attention because of its power to grow under hard conditions, in order to provide honey for bees and to renovate soils.

    Clovers and How to Grow Them

  • The city where he dwells is called Bokhara (which is also the name of the whole country).

    Far Off

  • Cristobal and I climbed into Bellavista's largest gay club complex called Bokhara, and found a cabaret stage show going on upstairs, a neon-lit basement dancefloor, and a chatty outdoor café, all packed with out gays of all ages and stripes.

  • Moslem propaganda is spread by traders and others working from centres of Islamic learning outside Chinese territory, such as Bokhara and Samarkand in Russian


  • The tradition of inquiry and scholarship reaches far beyond Baghdad: to Samarkand and Bokhara, to Cairo and Cordoba.

    Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili – review

  • Bokhara, and, even to the south and west, Afghanistan, were swallowed up.


  • Also (British Indian) merchants will have facility for bartering their merchandise for the Bokhara and Cabul markets, which will extend and develop commercial resources of Hindustan with those countries making a mutual interest and dependency not hitherto exerted. 42

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier


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