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Balkis

/ˈbælkɪs/
noun
1.
the name in the Koran of the queen of Sheba2
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  • If now you have spoken truth, take this letter to Queen balkis; then come away.

    The Curious Book of Birds Abbie Farwell Brown
  • While I study astronomy I think neither of balkis nor anything else on earth.

    Balthasar Anatole France
  • balkis trembled at this speech; her countenance expressed the horror she felt at this command.

  • Up flew the Butterfly's Wife, very frightened, and clung to balkis's white hand.

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • balkis then took leave, repeatedly assuring the son of Abdelaziz that she would never forget his generous conduct.

  • balkis bent her beautiful head down and whispered, 'Little woman, do you believe what your husband has just said?'

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • He just laughed with joy, and balkis, on the other side of the tree, smiled because her own true love was so joyful.

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • Then balkis beckoned that bold Queen without looking at her, and said to her and to the others, 'Come and see.'

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • The poor king rolled to earth, and as he turned on balkis a dying glance his sight faded.

    Balthasar Anatole France
  • Balthasar, left alone with balkis, tried to speak; he opened his mouth but he could not utter a word.

    Balthasar Anatole France

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