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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 417 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JIZAKH, a town of Russian Central Asia, in the province of Samarkand, on the Transcaspian railway, 71 M. N.E. of the city of Samarkand. Pop. (1897), 16,041. As a fortified post of Bokhara it was captured by the Russians in 1866.
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JOAB (Heb. " Yah [well] is a father ")

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