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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Parsees
 
or Ghebers. Fire-worshippers. We use the word for Persian refugees driven out of their country by the persecutions of the Mussulmans. They now inhabit various parts of India. (The word means People of Pars or Farsi.e. Persia.)   1
 


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