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divan Oriental council of state; court of justice, council chamber XVI; long seat against the wall of a room XVIII; smoking-room with lounges XIX. — F. divan or It. divano — Turk. divan — Pers. dīwān (orig.) brochure, (hence) account-book, office of accounts, court, council chamber, (cushioned) bench.

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di·van • n. 1. / diˈvan; ˈdīˌvan/ a long low sofa without a back or arms, typically placed against a wall. 2. / diˈvan; -ˈvän/ hist. a legislative body, council chamber, or court of justice in the Ottoman Empire or elsewhere in the Middle East.

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Dīvān (Urdū, Pañjābī, ‘court, congregation’). Sikh assembly for worship, which takes its name from the royal audience of the Mughal emperors. The sangat gather for worship in the gurdwārā. See also KĪRTAN.

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Divan

an oriental council of state; a collection of sheets, hence, a collection of poems; a register of accounts; an assemblyJohnson, 1775.

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