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Lalla Rookh

[tulip cheek ] is the supposed daughter of Au-rung-ze'-be, Emperor of Delhi, betrothed to Aliris, Sultan of Lesser Bucharia. On her journey from Delhi to the valley of Cashmere, she is entertained by a young Persian poet named Feramorz, who is supposed to relate the four poetical tales of the romance, and with whom she falls in love. (Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh.) (See Feramorz.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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