from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southwest-central Iran south-southeast of Tehran. It has long been an important commercial center noted for its carpets and metalworks. The ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby. Population: 1,230,000.
- n. See Syrah.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A city in southern Iran, near the remains of Persepolis
- n. A variety of black grape used to make wine
- n. A wine made from these grapes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of Persian wine; -- so called from the place whence it is brought.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wine produced in the neighborhood of Shiraz in Persia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in central southwestern Iran; ruins of ancient Persepolis are nearby
Protesters in Shiraz rallied on Quds Day but preferred to chant against Russia, rather than Israel.
The narrator lives in Shiraz-a city with a long, poetic history that provides him with inspiration-while Sara and Dara's love story takes place in Tehran.
The Aussie grape, Shiraz, is the same as the French grape from the Northern Rh ô ne valley, Syrah — both are easy-to-drink wines that have risen in popularity recently.
Less serious and composed than a Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir, Shiraz is nevertheless not crass.
One of Mousavi's Web sites said a student protester was killed early Monday during clashes with plainclothes hard-liners in Shiraz, southern Iran.
This video, apparently from the university in Shiraz, shows police not in any immediate danger walking up to veiled women who are leaning against a fence and raising their batons above their heads, threatening them, and then occassionally striking them.
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Woop-Woop Shiraz is what put my best friend and my aunt under the table at my post-wedding bash.