Arabian Nights, thealso the Thousand and One Nights
a collection of Arabic stories from the 10th century, including Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad. The stories are told byScheherazade, a young woman who prevents her cruel husband from killing her by amusing him with a different story every night for a thousand and one nights.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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