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Scheherazade

noun Sche·her·a·zade \shə-ˌher-ə-ˈzäd; -ˈzä-də, -dē\

Definition of SCHEHERAZADE

:  the fictional wife of a sultan and the narrator of the tales in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments

Origin of SCHEHERAZADE

German Scheherezade, from Persian Shīrazād
First Known Use: 1801

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

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