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  • n. Plural form of farsang.


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  • And I know that at the distance of two farsangs lies the garden of Afrasiyab, where his women go forth to keep the feast of spring.

    The Epic of Kings

  • Then Aulad answered and told Rustem how it was an hundred farsangs unto the spot where Kai Kaous groaned in his bondage, and how it was yet another hundred unto the mountain pass where dwelt the Deev.

    The Epic of Kings

  • And they marched in order even unto the shores of the river Rai, and the two armies were but some farsangs apart.

    The Epic of Kings

  • And they did so, and there was reared a mighty heap of logs, so that the eye could behold it at a distance of two farsangs.

    The Epic of Kings

  • Mecca, became their object from a far distant land, pilgrims would hurry on to visit it for many farsangs.

    The Persian Literature, Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan, Volume 2

  • Wolves, lions, enchantresses, and dragons barred the way to the impregnable fortress, which rose three farsangs high and forty wide, and was constructed entirely of brass and iron.

    National Epics

  • His companion was Zoroaster, fair and erect upon his horse, as though he had not ridden three hundred farsangs in eleven days.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster

  • The spur of the hill ran down, by an easy gradation, into the valley; and beyond it the hills separated into the wide plain of Merodasht that stretched southward many farsangs to the southern pass.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster

  • At the distance of three farsangs from the town there was a village where the superintendent concealed himself in the corner of a mosque.

    Arabian nights. English

  • But this story was told in the city, and on the third day he heard that there was a mountain, ten farsangs distant from the city, in which was a cave, and in this cave a sage who had chosen the path of seclusion, and lived apart from mankind, and had turned his face to the wall.

    Arabian nights. English


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