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(from Pahlavi Burzēn), the name of several figures in the Šāh-nāma.
a roughly rectangular mountainous district (dehestān) east of Mīnāb and north of Jāsk. The topography and the natural conditions are similar to Makrān to the immediate east.
the site of a Buddhist cave temple complex in eastern Afghanistan. The caves, 150 in all, are partly hewn out in two rows and arranged in seven groups, which presumably correspond to the seven monastic institutions of Buddhist times.
a pastoral nomadic tribe of Fārs belonging to the Ḵamsa confederacy. The nomads keep sheep, intermingled with 10-20 percent goats, and use donkeys for transport.
(Officers’ Club), an impressive building in Tehran, built in 1939.
ʿA.-A. Saʿīdī Sīrjānī
(the Armenian Club), a non-profit, non-political social club, founded 1 January 1918 by Armenians in Tehran.
(Mehragān Club), an organization of the Iran Teachers Association open to teachers, students, and other intellectuals in Tehran and eventually in the provinces, 1952-62.
Ocimum L. ssp. (fam. Labiatae), now commonly called rayḥān in Persian, an aromatic plant. Ocimum basilicum L., sweet basil or basil royal, is named šāh-esparam “the royal herb.”
J. P. Asmussen
or Basilius the Great (ca. A.D. 330-79), bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia from 370, after Eusebius, who wrote regarding the Magi.
P. O. Skjærvø
(Bašākerdī), collective designation for numerous dialects spoken in southeastern Iran from Bandar-e ʿAbbās eastward, forming a transition from the dialects spoken in Fārs and Lārestān to Baluchi.