Ḳuṣdār
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, or Ḳuzdār, is the name of a town in 27° 48′ N. and 66° 37′ E. and of the district in which it is situated, a long, narrow valley, important by reason of its central position at the point of convergence of roads from Kalāt on the north, Karāčī and Bela on the south, Kačhī on the east, and Makrān and Ḵh̲ārān on the west. Yāḳūt describes it as a small town in a fertile district, which he calls Ṭūrān, producing grapes, pomegranates, and other fruits, but not dates. It is a city of India, or rather, …

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Haig, T. W., “Ḳuṣdār”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_4349>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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