Examples from the Web for shiraz
Shiraz Maher spoke to dozens of them inside Syria to find out.
The francolin is hunted by men on foot in the country between Shiraz and Kerman, and is taken by the hand after a few flights.
Julfa is another place of importance on the line, and at Shiraz there is another Medical Officer.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
The Shiraz rugs are warm in colour, lustrous, but rather loosely woven.The Oriental Rug|William D. Ellwanger
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Word Origin for Shiraz
Word Origin and History for shiraz
wine made in the district of Shiraz, city in Persia, 1630s. As the name for a red wine made from a type of grape grown in the Rhône valley of France, it is recorded from 1908, from French syrah, the name apparently altered in English on mistaken notion that the grape was brought to Europe from the Middle East by Crusaders. The place name is said to be from Elamite sher "good" + raz "grape."