(the mighty Omurs), surnamed Ghil-shah (earth's
king). Son of Dulavëd, founder of the city Balk, and first of the
Kai-Omurs or Paishdadian dynasty of Persia (B.C. 940-920). (See Paisdadian.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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