Pronunciation: (shu-her"u-zä'du, -zäd', -hēr"-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/scheherazade.html on line 77 [key]
1. (in The Arabian Nights' Entertainments) the wife of the sultan of India, who relates such interesting tales nightly that the sultan spares her life.
2. (italics) a symphonic suite (1888) by Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov.
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