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Noun1.Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
Farsi, Persian - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
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Habibollah Kasehsaz, director of Death Carnival and producer of several films including River Side, Barefoot in Heaven, Nouruz, etc.
In case Maliki did not attend the Parliament session on Thursday, he might attend at the parliament after the Nouruz Holiday which will last for the whole week," he stressed.
President's Nouruz greeting to the "Islamic Republic of Iran" (March 21, 2009)--in which he urged Iran "to take its rightful place in the community of nations," and implicitly recognized both the regime's leadership and its Islamic character--marked a significant departure from the U.