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Gaznivides

(3 syl.). A dynasty of Persia, which gave four kings and lasted fifty years (999-1049), founded by Mahmoud Gazni, who reigned from the Ganges to the Caspian Sea.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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