Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to Persia, its people, or language.

Part of speech: noun

A native of Persia.

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Usage examples "persian":

  1. The exposition of the original faiths- Indian, Chinese, Persian- is a long and eloquent argument for this thesis. - "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.
  2. This intelligence was sufficient for Otanes, who summoned six of the leading Persian nobles, and informed them of his discovery. - "Claimants to Royalty", John H. Ingram.
  3. He had come home feeling it essential to impress upon the cabinet a certain line of action with regard to the policy of Russia on the Persian Gulf. - "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.