Bukhara , Bokhara
1 a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop.: 236000 (1993 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
Bukhara rug , Bokhara rug
n a kind of rug, typically having a black-and-white geometrical pattern on a reddish ground
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