Ḥāfez

biographical name
Ḥā·​fez | \ hä-ˈfez How to pronounce Ḥāfez (audio) \

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1325(or 1326)–1389(or 1390) Moḥammad Shams od-Dīn Ḥāfez Persian poet

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“Ḥāfez.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%E1%B8%A4%C4%81fez. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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