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  • proper noun Alternative form of Samarkand.

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Examples

  • I call it '_Samarcand_'; or rather '_Samarcand Mahfouzeh_,' which means, 'Samarcand the Well

    The Dark Star

  • Samarcand is inserted in the Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana, tom.i. p. 208, &c.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Wazir drew near Shah Zaman’s court in Samarcand he despatched to report his arrival one of his high officials, who presented himself before the King; and, kissing ground between his hands, delivered his message.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The passage of the bill creating this Home for delinquent girls, later to be known as Samarcand, was a great victory for the Legislative Committee under Mrs. Chamberlain's leadership.

    History of the North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs 1901-1925

  • What I wanted, however, was not a concert, but a conversation; not gypsies on exhibition, but gypsies at home, -- and everybody seemed to be of the opinion that those of "Samarcand" and "Dorot" were entirely got up for effect.

    The Gypsies

  • Grandees and Emirs of Samarcand and all prayed that he might be vouchsafed justice and victory and length of continuance.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They kissed his hands and gave him joy of the Kingship and bestowed on him immense treasures; after which he took leave of them and setting out, fared days and nights, till he came near Samarcand, where the townspeople met him at a distance of three marches and rejoiced in him with exceeding joy.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Samarcand and assigned him five of the Chief Emirs to accompany him, charging them attend him and do him service.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Negush (Abyssinia), Khakan or Khan (Tartary), etc., who claimed to have extended their conquests to Samarcand and made war on China.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As soon as his father-in-law had departed for Samarcand, King Shahriyar summoned the Grandees of his realm and made them a stupendous banquet of all manner of delicious meats and exquisite sweetmeats.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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