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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mansur, al- 712?-775. Arab caliph (754-775) who founded Baghdad in 764.

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Examples

  • Thereupon he went out and returning, said, O my lord, he who sits without is Ali bin Mansur of Damascus, the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ibn Mansur, is passion indeed come to such a pass with him that thou sayest this saying?’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In the watches of the night Elias had remembered how years ago a muleteer, by name Mansur, had brought a piece of gold to show him secretly.

    The Valley of the Kings

  • Two near-simultaneous car bombs hit the upmarket west Baghdad neighbourhood of Mansur, which is home to several foreign embassies, and a third massive explosion struck the Iranian embassy in the centre of the city shortly afterwards.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Two near-simultaneous car bombs hit the upscale west Baghdad neighbourhood of Mansur, which is home to several foreign embassies, and a third massive explosion struck the Iranian embassy in the centre of the city shortly afterwards.

    Raw Story

  • Conditions vary by neighborhood, but even upscale neighborhoods such as Mansur have visibly deteriorated. ...

    Alex Koppelman: Think There's Anti-War Bias in the Press? Think Again.

  • Conditions vary by neighborhood, but even upscale neighborhoods such as Mansur have visibly deteriorated.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • His deputy, Vice President Abd al-Rab Mansur Hadi, has come under pressure from the opposition and Western powers to begin an immediate transition of power to a democratic system of government.

    Tens of Thousands of Yemenis Call for Saleh's Sons to Leave Yemen

  • But Sufis in Muslim countries -- not only in Iran -- are associated with resistance to injustice, and some of the most famous of the Persian Sufis, including Mansur Al-Hallaj, who lived in the ninth to 10th centuries, and Shihab Ad-Din Suhrawardi, who introduced "eastern wisdom" to Islam during the 12th century, were both executed for alleged heresy.

    Stephen Schwartz: Iranian Sufis Under New Attack

  • "The convention center really is the Golden Goose," said Cornelius "Lee" Alig, CEO of Mansur Real Estate Services, a real estate developer.

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