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diwan

(dɪˈwɑːn)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
2. (Historical Terms) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diwan - a Muslim council of state
privy council - an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)
2.diwan - a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
3.diwan - a Muslim council chamber or law court
boardroom, council chamber - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
chamber - a room where a judge transacts business
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Diwan Bookstores is one of the leading distributors of books and cultural products in Egypt.
Amritsar, Jan 13 (ANI): The Chief Khalsa Diwan, the oldest socio-religious organization of the Sikhs, recently hosted an exhibition on the cultural heritage of Sikhs.
Kuwaiti premium-service airline Wataniya Airways said today that it has launched its frequent flyer programme, called Wataniya Diwan.
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Across Islamic history, Diwan al-Mathalem (Ombudsman Bureau) was a regular establishment entrusted with carrying out similar duties.
The main topic of discussion was the decline in the Breton language, sister language of Welsh, and in particular the precarious state of Diwan - the Breton language schools movement - from nursery to lycee level.
On a surprisingly quiet stretch of Ventura Boulevard at the western end of Studio City, a new, tastefully furnished restaurant called Diwan has emerged.
DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Dimensions, the leading document database management software developer; Diwan, the specialist software developer; and Pira International, the publishing technology research organization, are cooperating to demonstrate a new system for electronic publishing that will allow publishers to archive, access, update and publish information electronically on the Internet.
Anil Diwan, Company President and Chairman, was selected to speak at "Advances in Nanotechnology Conference - Biomedical Applications, 2006" held at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, on Dec.
Since its inception in 1973, the Office for Conservation of Environment, Diwan of the Royal Court focuses on studying the rare and endangered species at thesanctuaries and give accurate data on each endangered species to take the proper decisions that conserve these species in coordination with the other stakeholders.
The meeting was attended by Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah and the head of the accompanying honorary mission, Amiri Diwan Advisor Khaled Al-Fleij.
Des spectacles musicaux a fort potentiel artistique avec une touche d'authenticite prononcee ont ete presentes, une semaine durant, au 9e Festival national de la musique diwan qui continue a patir des memes problemes d'organisation et de preservation de ce patrimoine, relevent les observateurs.