Persian fire

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(Med.) malignant pustule.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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to rally behind the flag of the Arab coalition led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to avoid being burned by the Persian fire."
Holland, the writer of best-sellers Rubicon and Persian Fire, said that Islam is "a legitimate subject of historical inquiry".
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Iranians to shun next week's Persian fire festival as an un-Islamic event which causes "a lot of harm".