Example sentences for: dervishes

How can you use “dervishes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They were built at the very beginning of the 16th century by Sultan al-Ghuri, the last Mameluke ruler, and his mausoleum at the heart of the development is now a cultural center hosting regular performances of the Whirling Dervishes (who achieve religious ecstasy by circling around in continuous motion).

  • On the need for firm government: One rug can accommodate twelve dervishes, but no kingdom can accommodate two kings .

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