farsakh

noun far·sakh \ ˈfärˌsak \
variants: or farsagh \-ag\ or less commonly farsang \-aŋ\

Definition of farsakh

plural farsakh
: a Persian unit of distance equal to about 4 miles; also : a Persian metric unit equal to 10 kilometers or 6.21 miles

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Origin and Etymology of farsakh

Arabic & Persian; Arabic farsakh, from Persian farsanġ


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