Arabian Nights


Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights, the
also the Thousand and One Nights
a collection of Arabic stories from the 10th century, including ↑Aladdin, ↑Ali Baba, and ↑Sinbad. The stories are told by ↑Scheherazade, a young woman who prevents her cruel husband from killing her by amusing him with a different story every night for a thousand and one nights.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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