gombroon


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gombroon

(ɡɒmˈbruːn)
n
(Ceramics) Persian and Chinese pottery and porcelain wares
[C17: named after Gombroon, Iran, from which it was originally exported]
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In 1622 he boarded ship at Gombroon on the Persian Gulf for India and was never heard of again.
Gujarati merchants like Virji Vora and Mulla Abdul Ghaffur had trading networks that extended from Southeast to West Asia, and supplied commodities to markets in Malaya and Sumatra, Gombroon and Mokha.
75), a facility for shaping reality that is suggestive for his later reflections on language and thought, and which he practices in games with his elder brother William, such as the wars between William's imaginary kingdom of Tigrosylvania and his imaginary island of Gombroon, the inhabitants of which are rendered primitive and ineffectual by the brother's decree that they illustrate Lord Monboddo's evolutionary hypothesis.