Merv

Merv, an oasis in Turkestan, belonging to Russia, being conquered in 1883, 60 m. long by 40 broad, producing cereals, cotton, silk, &c.; breeds horses, camels, sheep, with a capital of the same name, on the Transcaspian railway.

Population (circa 1900) given as 500,000.

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

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