Origin of liwan
< Arabic līwan < Persian; see iwan
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Examples from the Web for liwan
It is the university, and its Liwan or prayer chamber is the largest in Cairo, there being 380 columns carrying its roof.
On the southern side of the court is the liwan, an arrangement for which the houses of Damascus are noted.
Opposite the liwan is a large room paved with marble, with a handsome fountain in the centre.
And with that the two left the white court and returned to the liwan, where the Prince of Mosul awaited them.God Wills It!
William Stearns Davis