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1) Afghan. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of or relating to Afghanistan or its people, language, or culture. 1. A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghani. 2. See Pashto. 3. afghan a. A coverlet or...

2) Afghan hound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Afghan hound, (af´gan) (KEY) , breed of tall, swift hound originating about 5,000 years ago in ancient Egypt. Its modern ancestors were perfected in the northern...

3) Afghan hound. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A large, slender hunting dog having long, thick hair, a pointed muzzle, and drooping ears....

4) c. Afghanistan. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...c. Afghanistan (See 1793-1800)THE BARAKZAY DYNASTY IN AFGHANISTAN (1747-1929) 1800-3 MAHMUD SHAH (FIRST REIGN). He assumed power during a period of instability, when...

5) 1849, Feb. 21. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1849, Feb. 21 Defeat of Afghan forces and their Sikh allies by the British in the Battle of Gujrat. The Afghans had hoped to gain the district of Peshawar in the...

6) Afghanistan War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Afghanistan War, 1978-92, conflict between anti-Communist Muslim Afghan guerrillas (mujahidin) and Afghan government and Soviet forces. The conflict had its origins...

7) Afghanistan. The World Factbook. 2003
... Background:Afghanistan's recent history is characterized by war and civil unrest. The Soviet Union invaded in 1979, but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by...

8) 1949, July. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...with Britain defining the Durand Line, which after 1947 had become the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Afghanistan had long coveted Pakistan's northwest...

9) Afghanistan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Afghanistan, (afgan´istan´, afgan´istan´) (KEY) , republic (1998 est. pop. 24,800,000), 249,999 sq mi (647,497 sq km), S central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by...

10) Afghani. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of or relating to Afghanistan; Afghan. Inflected forms: pl. Af·ghan·is A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghan. Pashto afghn, from afghn, Afghan....

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