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Dards

 

the conditional name for a group of peoples living in adjacent regions of northern India, Pakistan, and northeast Afghanistan and speaking Dardic languages (Kashmiri, Kohistani, Shina, and Khowar). In historical literature, the territory they inhabit is often known as Dardistan.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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