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 Depu’te (2 syl.).Derby Stakes. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Derbend [iron].
 
A town on the Caspian, commanding the coast read. D’Herbelot says: “Les Turcs appellent cette ville ‘Demir Capi’ (porte de fer); ce sont les Caspiœ Portœ des anciens.”
       
“Beyond the Caspian’s iron gates.”
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Moore: Fire Worshippers.
 


 Depu’te (2 syl.).Derby Stakes. 

 
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