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Arabian Nights' Entertainments, The

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noun
  1. a collection of Eastern folk tales derived in part from Indian and Persian sources and dating from the 10th century a.d.
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Also called The Thousand and One Nights.
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Arabian Nights' Entertainments

noun
  1. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments a collection of oriental folk tales dating from the tenth centuryOften shortened to: the Arabian Nights Also known as: the Thousand and One Nights
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