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Balkis

noun
  1. the name in the Koran of the queen of Sheba 2
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Historical Examples

  • Balkis, smiling and with eyes closed, lay on a purple couch.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • The night was dark, and in the darkness of the night Balkis looked very small.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • While I study astronomy I think neither of Balkis nor anything else on earth.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • He knew that the legs and feet of Balkis were like the legs and feet of all other women and perfect in their beauty.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France

  • When the tidings reached the country of Sheba, Balkis was as indignant as if she had been betrayed.

    Balthasar

    Anatole France