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Azor (, ) (also Azur) is a small town ( local council) in the Tel Aviv District of Israel, on the old Jaffa-Jerusalem road southeast of Tel Aviv. Established in 1948 on the site of the Arab village of Yazur, Azor was granted local council status in 1951. In it had a population of , and has a jurisdiction of
Azor was one of the most powerful English landowners at the time of Edward the Confessor in the 11th century. He was a kinsman and chamberlain of Brihtheah, a bishop of Worcester and a former abbot of Pershore. He owned property from Lincolnshire down to the Isle of Wight in many counties and like another great landowner of the times, Toki, he also owned urban property in addition to his vast possession of lavish country estates. He is mentioned in the Domesday Book and appears in countless histories of English counties along with his sons, Goscelin, William, and Henry who inherited his estates after his death. The sons in particular are linked with the early histories of many of the major manor houses on the Isle of Wight.
Azor (foaled 1814) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. In a career that lasted from April to October 1817 he ran five times and won two races. In the summer of 1817 he created a 50/1 upset by winning the Epsom Derby after being entered in the race to act as a pacemaker for a more highly regarded stable companion. The rest of his form was well below top class, with his only other success coming when he was allowed to walk over at Newmarket.
Azor is a city in Israel. Azor may also refer to:
- Azor (landowner), an 11th-century landowner
- Azor (horse) (foaled 1814), a British Thoroughbred racehorse
- The trade name of the following pharmaceutical drugs:
- Olmesartan/amlodipine (in the US)
- Alprazolam (in South Africa)