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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
apital of Russian Turkestan, on the Tchirshik, 300 m. NE. of Samarcand; an ancient place still surrounded by its 12 m. circuit of wall, and fortified; Russian enterprise has done much for it, introducing schools, &c.; carries on a brisk trade, and manufactures silks, leather, porcelain ware, &c.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tashkand'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tashkand.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.