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Shiraz   Listen
noun
Shiraz  n.  A kind of Persian wine; so called from the place whence it is brought.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Shiraz" Quotes from Famous Books



... of Shiraz. Ah me! my race of threescore years is short, but long enough to pall My sense with joyless joys as these, with Love and Houris, Wine ...
— The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi • Richard F. Burton

... upon the carved folding-chair that stood in the midst of the tent by the main pole, and eagerly drained the huge golden goblet of Shiraz wine which Zoroaster poured for him. Then he took off his headpiece, and his thick, coarse hair fell in a mass of dark curls to his neck, like the mane of a black lion. He breathed a long breath as of relief and enjoyment ...
— Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster • F. Marion Crawford



Words linked to "Shiraz" :   Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia, Iran, metropolis



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