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  • n. A native or inhabitant of Herat.


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  • "My sermons are mainly focused on peace, reconciliation, mutual respect and obeying the central government," said Abdul Rauf Nafi, the imam of the government-funded Herati mosque in Kabul.

    Afghan imams wage political battle against U.S.

  • On S.nday, U.S. Marines conducted a movement to push Taliban fighters from Herati.

    Afghan Villagers Attack Taliban

  • There is a Herati rug on the floor, beaded cushions to sit on, and a framed photo of Mecca on the wall They sit by the open window, on either side of an oblong patch of sunlight - Laila hears women's voices whispering from another room.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Sometimes she hears a woman's low-pitched humming of an old Herati song.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • It appears that in the ordinary course of the relief of various garrisons several of the Amir's Herati regiments were ordered from Herat to Kabul, and Kabul regiments took their place.

    The Story of the Guides

  • These Herati regiments had seen nothing of the late war: they had never crossed swords with the British; and they were filled with the insensate pride and confidence in their own prowess which abysmal ignorance could alone account for.

    The Story of the Guides

  • Herati troops that they were to receive their pay in full next morning,

    The Story of the Guides

  • The already half-mutinous Herati regiments were, as was not unusual in those days, very much in arrears as regards their pay.

    The Story of the Guides

  • Amir's Herati regiments that would have sold the very teeth out of their mouths for turquoises.

    Stories by English Authors: The Orient (Selected by Scribners)

  • Between the lot of 'em they sent me, with forty men and twenty rifles, and sixty men carrying turquoises, into the Ghorband country to buy those hand-made Martini rifles, that come out of the Amir's workshops at Kabul, from one of the Amir's Herati regiments that would have sold the very teeth out of their mouths for turquoises.

    Indian Tales


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