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1) Khorezm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Khorezm, see Khwarazm....

2) Khwarazm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Khwarazm, (khwaraz´m) (KEY) or Khorezm (khrez´m) (KEY) , ancient and medieval state of central Asia, situated in and around the basin of the lower Amu Darya River;...

3) Khiva, khanate of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Khiva, khanate of, former state of central Asia, based on the Khiva (Khwarazm or Khorezm) oasis along the Amu Darya River. The khanate lay S of the Aral Sea and included...

4) Khiva. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...carpetmaking. The city, in existence by the 6th cent., was the capital of the Khwarazm (Khorezm) kingdom in the 7th and 8th cent. From the late 16th until the early...

5) Aral Sea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the southeast. Mentioned in Arab writings of the 10th cent., it was called the Khwarazm (or Khorezm) Sea by later Arab geographers. It was reached in the 17th cent....

6) Turkistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...at the same time, China lost its holdings in the east, and many states, notably Khwarazm (Khorezm), occupied parts of Turkistan. 5The Seljuk Turks began moving into...

7) Turkmenistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic, which in 1924 incorporated the Turkmen districts of the former Bukhara and Khorezm republics. Turkmenistan formally became a constituent Soviet republic...

8) Uzbekistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...9In 1918 the Turkistan Autonomous SSR was organized on Uzbek territory, in 1920 the Khorezm and Bukhara People's Republics were established, and finally, in 1924,...

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