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parasang

[par-uh-sang] /ˈpær ə sæŋ/
noun
1.
an ancient Persian unit of distance, equal to about 3.5 miles (5.6 km).
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parasang

/ˈpærəˌsæŋ/
noun
1.
a Persian unit of distance equal to about 5.5 km or 3.4 miles
Word Origin
C16: via Latin and Greek from a Persian word related to modern Persian farsang
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