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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(n.) A kind of Persian wine; - so called from the place whence it is brought.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia [2]

A celebrated city of Persia, occupying a charming site on an elevated plain, 165 m. NE. of Bushire; founded in the 8th century; was for long a centre of Persian culture, and a favourite resort of the royal princes; its beauties are celebrated in the poems of Häfiz and Sádi, natives of the place; has been thrice wrecked by earthquakes, and presents now a somewhat dilapidated appearance.