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Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]

is the supposed daughter of Au-rung-zeʹ-be, Emperor of Delhi, betrothed to Alʹiris, Sultan of Lesser Bucharʹia. On her journey from Delhi to the valley of Cashmere, she is entertained by a young Persian poet named Ferʹamorz, who is supposed to relate the four poetical tales of the romance, and with whom she falls in love. (Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh.) (See Feramorz.)

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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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