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Γεδρωσία). The farthest province of the Persian Empire on the southeast, and one of the subdivisions of Ariana, bounded on the west by Carmania, on the north by Drangiana and Arachosia, on the east by India, or, as the country about the lower course of the Indus was called, Indo-Scythia, and on the south by the Mare Erythraeum, or Indian Ocean. It is known in history chiefly through the distress suffered for want of water by the army of Alexander in passing through it (Arrian, Anab. vi. 24).

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