Definition of Ghazal

1. n. A kind of Oriental lyric, and usually erotic, poetry, written in recurring rhymes.

Definition of Ghazal

1. Noun. A poetic form mostly used for love poetry in Turkish, Urdu, Arabic, and Persian. ¹

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Definition of Ghazal

1. a Persian or Arabic verse form [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghazal

ghastliness
ghastlinesses
ghastly
ghastness
ghasts
ghat
ghatam
ghatams
ghats
ghatti
ghatti gum
ghaut
ghauts
ghawazee
ghawazees
ghazals
ghazel
ghazels
ghazi
ghazies
ghazis
ghazwa
gheada
ghee
ghees
gheimeh
gherao
gheraoed
gheraoes

Literary usage of Ghazal

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The chief of the southern affluents, and that tributary of the ghazal which contributes ... The united stream now turns east and joins the ghazal through a ..."

2. Civilian Devastation: Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan by Jemera Rone, John Prendergast, Karen Sorensen (1994)
"Government abuses during an offensive in Bahr El ghazal in 1992 included burning villages, looting, and killing civilians. ..."

3. The Nile Quest: A Record of the Exploration of the Nile and Its Basin by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1903)
"The Bahr-al- ghazal itself is the gathering up of some nine great rivers. ... The great breadth of the Bahr- al-ghazal is often disguised, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1863)
"Here we are, come to a stop again ; that is, as far as we can go in the steamer on the Bahr-el-ghazal. We are near to an island which Petherick calls Kyt, ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1864)
"From this point for more than 200 miles the expedition had to work its way through the swamps of the Bahr-el-ghazal, and on the 5th February reached Lake No ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"The first Paper read was— " A communication from Mr. Tinni relative to the Dutch Ladies' Expedition from Khartum up the River Bahr-el-ghazal" commencing ..."

7. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"CAPTAIN PERCIVAL'S SURVEYS IN THE BAHR-EL-ghazal PROVINCE.* WE issue with the present number a map of the western part of the Bahr-el-ghazal province, ..."

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