Persis


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Persis

(ˈpɜːsɪs)
n
(Historical Terms) an ancient region of SW Iran: homeland of the Achaemenid dynasty
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Her name was Persis Leigh, and she would have come out with him if it hadn't been for her old uncle.
And he saw an old room he knew well in England, and Persis Leigh in it, holding out her hands to him and looking glad and happy.
When Persis Leigh stepped onto the old wharf John Selwyn took her in his arms--and folks stopped cheering and begun to cry.
Persis feel out, the From the calming to the energising, these are the aromatic additions that will take you to bath heaven.
In demonstration of appreciation, the SACCA host committee honored Consul General Neeta Bhushan donning upon her the shawl and presenting a flower bouquet led by Margaret Sanyogita Charles and Persis Dadepogu and Ujwala Neela.
It brings families and whole community together" said Persis Samuel, a schoolteacher.
Persis Karim is a professor of Comparative and World Literature and the director of the newly established Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at San Francisco State University.
Caption: TOP Persis Karim (left) and Laleh Khadivi BOTTOM Sholeh Wolpe
San Francisco State University has named Persis Karim as the first head of its Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, a first-of-its-kind endeavor in academia.
Higher education is supposed to be the great leveler of the playing field," says Persis Yu, a staff attorney with the National Consumer Law Center, one of the leaders of the data campaign.
Coriolis Effect: Migration and Memory' is on at Khoj Studios, S- 17, Khirki Extension, till October 4 by Adila Matra The seven artists who are part of the residency with Persis Taraporeval a ( extreme left).
From the left are Gordon Glover, immediate-past YLD president; Board of Governors member Wayne Helsby of Orlando; BoG member Paul SanGiovanni of Orlando; Kim Homer, executive director of the Orange County Bar; YLD President Katherine Hurst Miller of Daytona Beach; Dyer; YLD board member Eric Elms of Orlando; YLD board member Karen Persis of Orlando; YLD board member Jennifer Smith of Orlando; and Wiley Boston, president of the Orange County Bar.