a Hindu religious society or movement.
noun 1. a Persian noble who lived in the 8th century a.d., progenitor of the Samanid dynasty.
noun 1. a small, uninhabited island in the central Bahamas: now believed to be first land in the New World seen by Christopher Columbus 1492. 9 miles (14 km) long.
noun 1. a member of the rulers of Persia in the 9th and 10th centuries.
noun 1. an island in the E central Philippines. 5309 sq. mi. (13,750 sq. km). noun 1. an island in the E central Philippines, separated from S Luzon by the San Bernardino Strait: the third largest island in the republic. Capital: Catbalogan. Pop: 641 124 (2000). Area: 13 080 sq km (5050 sq miles)