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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall); A Muslim council chamber or law court; A collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author); A Muslim council of state.

Usage examples (39)
  • Toby: Yes, the dictionaries give a word divan 'sofa, couch' and another '1.
  • Covering the divan was a fine piece of Bokhara embroidery.
  • In the right-hand corner of the divan was the Khanum herself.
  • The gentleman on the divan was a powerful specimen of an American. for more
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