Balkh

Balkh, anciently called Bactria, a district of Afghan Turkestan lying between the Oxus and the Hindu-Kush, 250 m. long and 120 m. broad, with a capital of the same name, reduced now to a village; birthplace of Zoroaster.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Balkash, Lake * Ball, John
Balfour, Sir James
Balfour of Burley
Bali
Baliol, Edward
Baliol, John de
Baliol, Sir John de
Balize
Balkan Peninsula
Balkans, The
Balkash, Lake
Balkh
Ball, John
Ball, Sir R. S.
Ballad
Ballanche, Pierre Simon
Ballantine, James
Ballantine, Serjeant
Ball`antyne, James
Ballantyne, John
Ballarat`
Ball`ater

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