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Persian meaning

persian - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. a native or inhabitant of Iran; " the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
  2. 2. Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language.
  3. 3. A native or inhabitant of Persia.
  4. 4. The language spoken in Persia.
  5. 5. A thin silk fabric, used formerly for linings.
  6. 6. See Persian columns, under Persian, a.
  7. 7. See columns, under Persian, a.

persian - examples of usage

  1. What she said was very simple, but her words, even " Your tea, William," were set down as gently and cautiously and exactly as the feet of a Persian cat stepping among China ornaments. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " There is the University," said the thin gentleman, who had previously insisted upon the existence of people knowing Persian. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. " Surely she could learn Persian," broke in a thin, elderly gentleman. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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