Definitions for bactrian

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bac•tri•aˈbæk tri ə(n.)

  1. an ancient country in W Asia, between the Oxus River and the Hindu Kush Mountains.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Bactra.

Bac′tri•an(adj.; n.)


  1. Bactrian(ProperNoun)

    A person of Bactria.

  2. Bactrian(ProperNoun)

    An extinct Eastern Iranian language which was spoken in the Central Asian region of Bactria, also called Tocharistan, in northern Afghanistan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bactrian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Bactria in Asia

  2. Bactrian(noun)

    a native of Bactria


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