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[fahrs] /fɑrs/
a province in SW Iran. 51,466 sq. mi. (133,297 sq. km).
Also called Farsistan [fahr-si-stan, -stahn] /ˈfɑr sɪˌstæn, -ˌstɑn/ (Show IPA). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Pars is the Persian, Fars the Arabic, pronunciation of the word.

  • So Fars bein your friendwhy, I haint makin no sich agreements.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Amaz, emir of Fars, is with us; and the exiled Vizier Muejjed.

    God Wills It! William Stearns Davis
  • Everythings all right now, Hal, said he, so Fars Im concerned.


    George Allan England
  • Behold me therefore in the Athens of Fars, the haunt of the Persian man.

  • Four days distant stands Shiraz, or Fars, a large city, containing about ten thousand Jews.

  • It is the capital of the Kuhgilu-Behbahan sub-province of Fars and has a population of about 10,000.

  • Fars is the same; yet west of Fars the population changes, and Arabian elements occur.

    Man and His Migrations

    R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham

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