Definition of parasang
: any of various Persian units of distance; especially : an ancient unit of about four miles (six kilometers)
Origin and Etymology of parasang
Latin parasanga, from Greek parasangēs, of Iranian origin; akin to Persian farsung parasang
First Known Use: 1594
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