Definition of Persian
Origin of Persian
OTHER WORDS FROM Persianpre-Persian, adjective, nounpseudo-Persian, adjective, nountrans-Persian, adjective
Words nearby Persian
How to use Persian in a sentence
Under the Shadow, a film from Persian writer-director Babak Anvari that takes place during the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s, deserves a place in the same canon.
If you don’t have saffron, that’s all right, you can make this recipe for Persian-style chicken and rice without it.Fragrant saffron and sweet onions make this Persian-style chicken and rice a feast for the senses|Daniela Galarza|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
This is a pity, as Persian statesmen and the clerical rulers have not lived unexamined lives.
Missing “a taste of home,” she asked her mother to share the recipes for her favorite Persian dishes.This herb-packed Persian fish stew is good to the last tangy, spicy spoonful|Charlotte Druckman|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Our gluten-free cookie trip now takes a turn to this Persian specialty.Sticky, gooey, crunchy, chewy — 11 gluten-free cookie recipes to delight in this holiday season|Becky Krystal|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
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 apocryphal gospels contain many, and some are preserved by Persian and Arabian poets.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The Turkish and Persian pipes have often a small wooden tube inside the amber mouth-piece.
She moved back to the splendid show-room with its Persian carpets and Louis Seize furniture as if nothing had happened.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
The Persian era began, recording the fall of the Sassanian dynasty, and the religion of Zoroaster.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It is believed that Raphael was the guardian angel of the Persian Empire.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)