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Bahar \Ba*har"\, n. [Ar. bah[=a]r, from bahara to charge with a load.] A weight used in certain parts of the East Indies, varying considerably in different localities, the range being from 223 to 625 pounds.


n. A weight used in parts of the East Indies, varying from about 223 to 625 pounds.


Bahar means the season of Spring in Persian, Kurdish, Urdu, Azerbaijani, and Turkish.

Baħar also means sea in Maltese, derived from the Arabic word Baḥr . In Arabic itself, though, Bahār means spice.

It may also refer to:

Bahar (unit)

Bahar ( Arabic: ) is an obsolete unit of measurement.

  • In Iran it was a unit of length approximately equal to 3.25 cm (1.28 in)
  • In Oman, it was a unit of mass equal to approximately 808 g (1.781 lb)
Bahar (raga)

Bahar is a Hindustani classical raga.

Bahar (film)

Bahar is a 1951 Hindi Black-and-white social guidance film written and directed by M. V. Raman. It was a remake of the 1949 South Indian blockbuster film Vazhkai. The film starred by Vyjayanthimala in her Bollywood debut, Karan Dewan, Pandari Bai in the lead with Pran, Om Prakash, Leela Mishra, Sunder, Tabassum, Indira Acharya and Chaman Puri forms an ensemble cast. The film was produced by A. V. Meiyappan with his production company, AVM. The music was composed by S. D. Burman with lyrics provided by Rajendra Krishan, while the editing was done by K. Shankarand and M. V. Raman and the camera was handled by T. Muthuswamy. The story revolves around Lata, Vasant and Malti.

Bahar (newspaper)

Bahar (in Persian بهار lit. The Spring) is a reformist newspaper published in Persian. The paper is based in Tehran, Iran.

Usage examples of "bahar".

Chah Bahar, but the four of us arriving for no obvious reason would stir up a lot of Secret Police and military questions.

He was a highly respected man in Chah Bahar, and had the full respect of the local authorities, and the military units posted to the town.

We got word today from Don Stroh that our men, Guns Franklin and Joe Douglas, are now somewhere near the nuclear facility north of the town of Chah Bahar in Iran.

Friday, October 28 1040 hours Safe house Chah Bahar, Iran Joe Douglas dug the sleep out of his eyes with a pair of HE fraggers and stared at the new day.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 1523 hours Hill country north of Chah Bahar, Iran Franklin gunned the engine as soon as everything was loaded in the Citroen, but Douglas waved him off.

Monday, October 31 0330 hours Hill country north of Chah Bahar, Iran Guns Franklin and Joe Douglas pushed up another ridge in the middle of an unending series of hills that all worked upward toward the saddle mountain.

Tuesday, November 1 2010 hours Hill country north of Chah Bahar Iran Joe Douglas looked at Franklin where he lay in the shelter on the side of the gully.

Wednesday, November 2 1734 hours Near nuclear bomb plant Chah Bahar, Iran The helicopter with the Iranian flag on the sides made three sweeps across the barren saddle between the two mountains, hesitated as if for a third look, then drifted to the north and swept down a valley, and out of sight of the seventeen SEALS.

Wednesday, November 2 2021 hours Nuclear bomb facility Chah Bahar, Iran Three more SEALs charged outside through the rear door, and went prone behind a car and a trailer.

Wednesday, November 2 2100 hours Nuclear bomb factory Chah Bahar, Iran General Reza Ruhollah had been outside his commandeered headquarters at the bomb plant and on his way to where his men reported a firefight was in progress with aggressors.

He would call Tehran at once and order the largest plane that could land at the dirt strip at Chah Bahar to bring in paratroopers.

Friday, November 4 0820 hours Nuclear bomb plant Hills north of Chah Bahar, Iran General Reza Ruhollah stared at the colonel who had commanded this facility until the heathens attacked it.

Friday, November 4 2244 hours Landing zone in hills Near Chah Bahar, Iran Murdock watched as Magic and Kat both ran to the open door of the Seahawk while the rotors whirled.

The sun in El Bahar had tanned him to the color of toast, and lightened his hair in streaks.

I cannot believe that even in the far reaches of El Bahar courtesy is not observed.