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  • n  a voluptuously beautiful young woman
  • n  (Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

  • Suspended from a swinging chandelier, a voluptuous houri, trailing clouds of veils, undulates to the music of the Ave Maria -- with a disco tom-tom backbeat.
  • Meanwhile, with his estranged wife Blanche holed up in Baton Rouge, Long was doing his homework in a New Orleans nightspot, where works his favorite houri, Stripper Blaze Starr.
  • Of indefinite age but of immediately perceptible dimensions, Mae West resembles her prototype, the over stuffed houri of the '90s.
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  • Lebanon charges five men over Tripoli mosque bombings
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon on Friday charged five men, including a Sunni Muslim cleric close to the Syrian government, over bomb attacks on two mosques in the northern city of Tripoli last week that killed at least 42 people, judicial sources said. They said a military court accused Sheikh Ahmad Gharib and Mostafa Houri of forming an armed group to attack government institutions, organizing a ...
    Aug. 30, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

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