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Farman

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farmaian, Sattareh Farman

Karen Smith Rotabi.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 907 words.

Sattareh Farman Farmaian (1921–2012) founded the Tehran School of Social Work in Iran.

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Farman

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farman

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 68 words.

1. English and French: from an Old Norse personal name, Farmaðr, denoting a seafarer or traveling merchant.

2. English:

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Farman

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 205 words.

Variants: Fairman

Current frequencies: GB 785, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 561 • Main GB location 1881: E

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Farman

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 21 words.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farman, Air Vice-Marshal Edward Crisp

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 98 words.

CB 1953; CBE 1944

Born 8 Nov. 1897; 2nd s of late Ernest L. Farman, Bayswater, London; m 1920, Mabel Emily Mitchell; one s; died...

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Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist

Brian Gardiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geophysics; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1401 words.

Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist, was born on 7 August 1930 at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, the only son and younger child of Joseph John...

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Farman, Henry (1874–1958), aviator and aircraft manufacturer

Peter G. Cooksley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1125 words.

Farman, Henry (1874–1958), aviator and aircraft manufacturer, was born in Paris on 28 May 1874, though both of his parents were British. His father, a journalist, had long been resident in...

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Farman, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 218 words.

Born May 1874; died 17 July 1958

aeroplane builder, now retired

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From Conventional to Personal, or: What Happened to Metaphor Under the Influence of Ideology – the Case of Ghāʾib TuʿMa Farmān*

Hilla Peled-Shapira.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

This article discusses metaphors derived from the animal world, and used to describe relations between intellectuals and the authorities in mid-twentieth-century Iraq, against the backdrop...

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Firman

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

1. English: variant of Firmin.

2. Muslim: variant of Farman.

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ozone depletion

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 360 words.

In 1985 British scientists J. C. Farman, B. G. Gardiner, and J. D. Shanklin discovered a marked increase

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ozone depletion

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 314 words.

In 1985 British scientists J. C. Farman, B. G. Gardiner, and J. D. Shanklin discovered a marked increase

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Rumpty <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 55 words.

A nickname for the Farman training aeroplane, used in World War I. 1917–. V. M. Yeates Tom told them

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Cummins, Sir Michael (John Austin)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 100 words.

Kt 2003

Born 26 Nov. 1939; s of Harold Leslie Cummins and Florence Gladys Cummins (née Austin); m 1...

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Realism and Space in the First Iraqi Novel

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham.

in The Iraqi Novel

August 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 17674 words.

This chapter addresses literary space and different types of realism as they operate in Farman’s al-Nakhla wa-’l-jiran (‘The Palm Tree and the Neighbours’, published in 1966). Al-Nakhla...

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From <i>Khamsat aṣwaāt</i> to <i>al-Markab</i>: ‘Writing about the People of Iraq’

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham.

in The Iraqi Novel

August 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 9605 words.

This chapter shows how Farman’s fiction developed after the publication of his first novel. Through a discussion of problems of characterisation in his second novel Khamsat aswat (‘Five...

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Ardalan, Nader (<i>born</i> 1939), architect, urban planner, writer

Hasan-Uddin Khan.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 793 words.

Iranian architect, urban planner and writer. He studied architecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh (BA, 1961) and at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (March, 1962)....

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Skeletal maturation determined by cervical vertebrae development

Paloma San Román, Juan Carlos Palma, Ma Dolores Oteo and Esther Nevado.

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 0 words.

The aim of this study was to determine the validity of cervical vertebrae radiographic assessment to predict skeletal maturation. Left hand‐wrist and lateral cephalometric radiographs of...

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