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Noun: divan  di'van
  1. A long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)
  2. A Muslim council of state
    - diwan
  3. A collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
    - diwan
  4. A Muslim council chamber or law court
    - diwan

Derived forms: divans

Type of: anthology, boardroom, chamber, chesterfield [Cdn], couch, council chamber, lounge, Privy Council [UK], sofa

Encyclopedia: Divan, Iran