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- n. (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)
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On a small raised platform actors played out the death of the Imam and his comrades in a performance known as ta'ziyeh.