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Type Settlement
Scripts Самарканд(Russian, Ukrainian) Сәмәрканд(Tatar)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈsæm.əɹ.kænd/(English) /ˈsæm.ər.kænd/(English) /sə.mɐr.ˈkant/(Russian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Uzbek Samarqand, derived (via Persian) from Sogdian smʾr/smā́r meaning "stone, rock" and knδh/kąθ⁠ meaning "fort, town, city". This is the name of a city in Uzbekistan.
Added 6/21/2023 by anonymous