Yezd


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Yezd

(jɛzd)
n
(Placename) a variant of Yazd
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A native, it is believed, of Darabghird in the Yezd Province, he always preferred to style himself El-Hichmakani, a facetious "lackab" or surname, meaning "Of No-hall, Nowhere.
At one point, he takes it upon himself to replicate a photograph in Robert Byron's The Road to Oxiana, only 'this time in colourt He describes the perfection of the setting sun as he jostles to find a position from which to photograph a magnificent arch in Yezd.
Within Persia itself Muslim persecution diminished their numbers until only very small groups of Zoroastrians, known as Gebri, remained in the remote towns of Yezd and Kerman.