Kushan

['kʊʃα:n]
noun (plural same or Kushans) a member of an Iranian dynasty which established a powerful empire in the Indian subcontinent in the 1st–3rd centuries AD.
Origin
from Prakrit kuṛāṇa (adjective), from Iranian.

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