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Derbend [iron]

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A town on the Caspian, commanding the coast read. DʹHerbelot says: “Les Turcs appellent cette ville ‘Demir Capiʹ (porte de fer); ce sont les Caspiœ Portœ des anciens.”        

“Beyond the Caspian’s iron gates.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Deo Juvante (Latin)
Deo, non Fortunâ (Latin)
Deo Volente
Deodand
Depart
Department
Dependence
Depinges
Deputations
Depute
Derbend [iron]
Derby Stakes
Derive
Dernier Ressort (French)
Derrick
Derwentwater
Desdemona (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Desmas
Despair
Dessert
Destruction

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