Bagram

(redirected from Bagram, Afghanistan)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Bagram

an air base in NE Afghanistan, near Kabul; now under the control of US forces

Bagram

 

Begram; ruins of the ancient Kushan city of Kapisa in Afghanistan, 60 km north of Kabul. Excavations have been carried out since 1936 by French archaeologists, first J. Hacken, and later by R. Ghirshman. The city existed from the second century B. C.until the middle of the fourth century A. D., had a regular plan, and was surrounded by thick walls with towers. A main street, the palace, and dwellings have been excavated. The various artistic articles (ceramics, glass, bronze) that have been discovered include both local items and those imported from India, China, and Rome. Carved bone plates depicting dancing girls were found in the palace.

REFERENCES

Mandel’shtam, A. M. “O nekotorykh rezul’tatakh rabot Frantsuz-skoi arkheologicheskoi missii ν Afganistane.” In the collection Sovetskaia arkheologiia, vol. 21. Moscow-Leningrad, 1954.
Masson, V. M., and V. A. Romodin. Istoriia Afganistana, vol. 1. Moscow, 1964. Pages 170–76.
Ghirshman, R. Begram. Cairo, 1946.
References in periodicals archive ?
The special team has also apprehended another suspect Javed Khan s/o Bismillah Khan, a resident of Bagram, Afghanistan and recovered two kg charas from his possession.
The special team also apprehended another suspect Javed Khan of Bagram, Afghanistan, with two kg charas.
Agbay, a 1997 graduate of Auburn High School, runs in the Boston Marathon Military Shadow Run in Bagram, Afghanistan.
The total distance from the Karachi, Pakistan to Bagram, Afghanistan is approximately 1,015 miles.
Ring served as the joint automation management officer for Regional Command (East)/ Combined Joint Task Force 101 in Bagram, Afghanistan, from May 2010--May 2011.
ACT Airlines, Airbus Turkish cargo carrier ACT Airlines is investigating a landing accident at Bagram, Afghanistan, in which one of its Airbus A300B4 freighters suffered substantial damage.
The three servicemen have been transported by a special medical aircraft from the US field hospital in Bagram, Afghanistan.
I recently returned from a second overseas tour supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in Kirkuk and Baghdad, Iraq and Bagram, Afghanistan.
He has claimed that he has been treated badly while in detention, first at a military camp in Bagram, Afghanistan, and later at Guantanamo.
831st DDSB has two forward-deployed detachments in Qatar and Bagram, Afghanistan.
I am an army reservist stationed at Bagram, Afghanistan.
USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Second Award), MRAP Program Coordinator, Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group Forward HOTEL, Bagram, Afghanistan, April to November 2008.