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  • n. Plural form of Zoroastrian.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She then tells him how the Parsis, also called Zoroastrians, fled to India from Persia 900 years ago.

    The Other Mumbai

  • That the Zoroastrians are a common link between Iran and India would make this credible.

    Weekend Treat - Falooda

  • Some, including Avestan, the language of the Zoroastrians and their sacred religious texts, and Sogdian, which gained wide use as a lingua franca among merchants and traders along the ancient Silk Route, are extinct.

    The English Is Coming!

  • But what about Zoroastrians, who came under Muslim rule with the conquest of Persia?

    One World, Under God

  • But, hey, the Zoroastrians did have a book of scripture — the Avesta — so they were in some sense People of the Book, or at least, People of a Book.

    One World, Under God

  • The Christians, they are a minority, they have a member in the parliament and Zoroastrians are a minority, Larijani said.

    Iran Arrests Dozens of Evangelical Christians

  • Pakistan has four major ethnic groups – Punjabis, Sindhis, Baloch, and Pathans – and now that they are running out of Hindus, Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians to kill (Pakistan is 99% Muslim), they have turned on each other, and there are major secessionist movements in Balochistan and Sind.

    Matthew Yglesias » India’s Response to Terrorism

  • Iran routinely harasses the Baha'is, Zoroastrians and occasionally Jews, and now we have a case of Christian pastor charged with apostasy which goes against the very grain of Islam: "There shall not be any compulsion in matters of faith" Quran 2:256.

    Mike Ghouse: Citizenship, Islam And America

  • Jews, Christians and Zoroastrians have rights under the constitution.

    Iran's Outcast Religion

  • Unlike Jews, Christians and Zoroastrians, who have certain limited rights under the Islamic Constitution, Bahais were declared unprotected infidels immediately following the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

    Iran's Outcast Religion

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