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Uqbar

Index: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 431-33, 434.
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imaginary region in Middle East, subject of a famous article in the Anglo-American Cyclopaedia

Fishburn and Hughes: Arabic for 'the greatest': an imaginary land situated vaguely in Asia Minor and mysteriously referred to in only one copy of the Anglo-American Cyclopaedia. See Tlön. There is a place named Uqbar in Algeria and Uqbara in Iraq, on which the fictional land may or may not have been based. Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius