Definitions

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  • proper n. The ninth solar month of the Persian calendar.

Etymologies

From Persian آذر (Âzar). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A solution in the middle east will require the Israelis to recognize that the viewpoint of Azar is reality whether it is their perception or not.

    The Sunday Word: Middle East Interlude - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • International law professor Philippe Sands of London University is quoted by Horton as terming Azar's allegations "deeply troubling" in that they indicate "clear violations of international norms on due process and detainee treatment."

    Tortured in far-off Countries: Obama Resuming G. W. Bush's "Extraordinary Renditions"

  • Philippe Sands of London University is quoted by Horton as terming Azar's allegations "deeply troubling" in that they indicate "clear violations of international norms on due process and detainee treatment."

    Obama Resumes Bush's Extraordinary Renditions

  • They made strides in a disease called Kala-Azar which is really a horrible disease based in India and found a vaccine for it.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2008

  • I would possibly have to open this to find out why "Azar" thinks this but that might signal a level of interest on my part that I most certainly don't have.

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  • Naomi Azar, a Ph.D. candidate in clinical psychology, told a story about suffering from prosopagnosia, a disorder that prevents her from recognizing familiar faces, be it a guest at her wedding or a worker at a local salad bar.

    Gamut of Lives Viewed Under A Microscope

  • Literature and Revolution in the Middle East Literature's role in uprisings, from Iran to Egypt, will be discussed by Azar Nafisi, author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran," novelist Nathan Englander and Reza Aslan, author of "No God but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam."

    Ideas Calendar: Feb. 26-March 4

  • I remember that Azar Nafisi read part of an impassioned essay about the nobility of literature, that George Pelecanos read part of a story that I think took place in a prison, and that Christopher Buckley read an excerpt from one of his novels, maybe Thank You for Smoking.

    Sean Carman: Saint Christopher

  • He told anecdotes about Azar Nafisi, and Christopher's famous father William -- things they had done together, places they had been, other famous writers they had known.

    Sean Carman: Saint Christopher

  • Azar Nafisi was also there, along with Matt Klam and his family, and sprinkled among the literati were the friends I had made over the past year volunteering at the writing center.

    Sean Carman: Saint Christopher

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