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Definition of Persian


  1. Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language.
  2. A native or inhabitant of Persia.
  3. The language spoken in Persia.
  4. A thin silk fabric, used formerly for linings.
  5. See Persian columns, under Persian, a.

Persian Quotations

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
Al Gore

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

Rumi, who is one of the greatest Persian poets, said that the truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.
Paul Cellucci

Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
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Persian Translations

persian in Afrikaans is Persies
persian in Dutch is Perzisch
persian in French is Persan
persian in German is persisch
persian in Portuguese is Persa
persian in Spanish is persa
persian in Swedish is perser