Bukhara

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bʊˈxɑːrə/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bŏŏ kärə, bo̅o̅-; Russ. bo̅o̅ кнärə)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Bu•kha•ra  (bŏŏ kärə, bo̅o̅-; Russ. bo̅o̅ кнärə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa former state in SW Asia: now incorporated into Uzbekistan.
  2. Place Namesa city in SW Uzbekistan, W of Samarkand. 185,000.
Also,  Bokhara. 
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Bukhara, Bokhara /bʊˈxɑːrə/ n
  1. a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)
  2. a former emirate of central Asia: a powerful kingdom and centre of Islam; became a territory of the Soviet Union (1920) and was divided between the former Uzbek, Tajik, and Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republics
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