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Selaʹma or Seleʹmeh

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The headland of the Persian Gulf, commonly called Cape Musseldom. The Indians throw cocoanuts, fruits, and flowers into the sea when they pass this cape, to secure a propitious voyage. (Morier.)

“Breezes from the Indian sea

Blow round Selama’s sainted cape.”


Moore: Five Worshippers.

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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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