Origin of Persian
Examples from the Web for persian
In the south, the Gulf States view their Persian nuclear neighbor as a permanent archenemy.
And the win was the puniest of the conflagrations, the Persian Gulf War.
These are combined with aspects of the Zoroastrian religion, the ancient Persian faith still practiced in the region.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, has been dispatched to the Persian Gulf.
The Persian frontier was the only firmly delineated border, asserted by mountains.
The performers had chosen a play taken from Persian history.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
Persian walnut, I believe, when on its own roots, is more or less allergic to acid soil.
The language of the Hazaras is an old dialect of Persian with some admixture of Turki words.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray
An old lady, with little gray curls and a Persian shawl, stood near her carriage; she probably had waited for her at the vicarage.Dame Care|Hermann Sudermann
Phanes then put on the stranger's trousers, coat and girdle; on his own curls he placed the pointed Persian cap.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
c.1400, percynne (adj.), Old English Perse (n.), both from Latin *Persianus (the adjective via Old French persien), from Persia "Persia" (see Persia). First record of Persian cat is from 1785.