Definitions

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

  • Southern: Austro-Asiatic.
  • Austria; Austrian: Austro-Hungarian.

Etymologies

From Latin auster, austr-, south; see aus- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • “Thousands are held back at the gates of the Artesh army stadium by soldiers, who warn people they could die under the pressure of the crowd inside,” Bozorgmehr reported about the first day.

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  • “Even the rightists are condemning this as unacceptable,” Shirzad Bozorgmehr, then deputy editor of the Iran News, told me.85 “So some believe that this could be the beginning of the end of these little extremist groups that did whatever they wanted and got away with it.”

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  • Najmeh Bozorgmehr from the Financial Times had been on a second presidential trip, many months before, to the Persian Gulf coastal city of Bandar Abbas.

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  • “Other women in the crowd complained of similar answers to their letters and claimed only people with good connections had received loans,” reported Bozorgmehr.

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  • As recounted in Najmeh Bozorgmehr, “President a Hostage to His Promises,” Financial Times, February 28, 2008.

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  • Najmeh Bozorgmehr, “Picture Diary: 5 Days with Ahmadi-Nejad,” Financial Times, April 22, 2007.

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  • Bozorgmehr followed Mohaddeseh, an angry mother of four girls, to the presidential rally.

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  • S. O'BRIEN: S.irzad Bozorgmehr is in Tehran for us this morning reporting by phone.

    CNN Transcript Apr 13, 2006

  • CNN's Azadeh Ansari and Shirzad Bozorgmehr contributed to this report.

    CNN.com

  • Journalist Shirzad Bozorgmehr contributed to this report.

    CNN.com

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