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diwan

Definitions of diwan
  1. noun
    a Muslim council of state
    synonyms: divan
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    type of:
    privy council
    an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)
  2. noun
    a Muslim council chamber or law court
    synonyms: divan
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    type of:
    boardroom, council chamber
    a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
    chamber
    a room where a judge transacts business
  3. noun
    a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
    synonyms: divan
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    type of:
    anthology
    a collection of selected literary passages
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