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Edited by John L. Esposito

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780195125580
Published online November 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199891207

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Persian. Veil. Full-length garment covering a woman from head to foot, typically black in color. Not mandated by the Quran

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Subjects: Islam ; Society and Culture

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