Shiraz

noun
Shi·​raz | \ shi-ˈräz How to pronounce Shiraz (audio) \

Definition of Shiraz

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: syrah

Shiraz

geographical name
Shi·​raz | \ shi-ˈräz How to pronounce Shiraz (audio) , -ˈraz\

Definition of Shiraz (Entry 2 of 2)

city in southwest central Iran in the southern Zagros Mountains population 1,460,665

First Known Use of Shiraz

Noun

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shiraz

Noun

probably from French chiraz, alteration (influenced by Shiraz, city in Persia) of syrah, syrac Syrah

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