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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 770 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KHAMSEH, a small but important province of Persia, between Kazvin and Tabriz. It consisted formerly of five districts, whence its name Khamseh, " the five, but is now subdivided into seventeen districts. The language of the inhabitants is Turkish. The province pays a revenue of about £20,000 per annum, and its capital is Zenjan.
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KHAMSIN (Arabic for " fifty ")

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