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1) 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;...

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

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) Nukus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , city (1989 pop. 170,362), capital of Karakalpak Republic, W Uzbekistan, in the Khwarazm oasis and on the Amu Darya River. It has alfalfa and food-processing...

5) Urganch, city, Uzbekistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(oorganch´) (KEY) or Urgench (oorgench´) (KEY) , city (1989 pop. 126,380), capital of Khwarazm region, S Uzbekistan, on the Amu Darya River and the Shavat canal,...

6) Ghor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Muslim Ghorid dynasty was established there in the 12th cent. It was overthrown by Muhammad of Khwarazm in 1215. Mongols under Jenghiz Khan took Ghor in 1221, after...

7) Khiva. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...carving, and 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...

8) Urgench, ancient city, present-day Turkmenistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and craft center from the 10th to 13th cent., Urgench became the capital of the khanate of Khwarazm in the 12th cent. The city was destroyed by the Mongols in the...

9) Aral Sea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...stretches to 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...

10) Bukhara, emirate of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...In 1753, Bukhara again became an independent emirate but did not recover its supremacy over Khwarazm, Merv, Badakhshan, Tashkent, and the Fergana Valley. Bukhara's...

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