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I.Persian word, a mounted courier, such as were kept ready at regular stages throughout Persia for carrying the royal despatches; cf. ἀγγαρήϊος, and v. Xen. Cyr. 8. 6, 17. adj., ἄγγαρον πῦρ the courier flame, said of beacon fires used for telegraphing, Aesch.

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