from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silk stuff decorated with large flowers.


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  • In 2000, they vacationed in Tulum, Mexico, and were intrigued by how the indigenous houses used ventanas de persiana, adjustable cedar shutters with simple brass mechanisms to open or close horizontal slats against sun and rain.

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  • [22] See Barbara von Palombini, Bündniswerben abendländischer Mächte um Persien 1453-1600, Freiburger Islamstudien 1 (Wiesbaden: F. Steiner, 1968), 115-117; Renato Lefevre, "Su un'ambasciata persiana a Roma nel 1601" Studi Romani 35, 3-4 (1987): 359-373; Karel Stloukal, "Das Projekt einer internationalen gesamteuropäischen Liga mit Persien aus dem Ende des 16.

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