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Fig. 33. The news about the big fire in Chicago as reported in the Neo-Aramaic periodical Zahrīre d-Bahrā 1871/12, printed at the press of the American mission in Urmia. See H. L. Murre-van den Berg, From a spoken to a written language. The introduction and development of Literary Urmia Aramaic in the nineteenth century (1999), 394–97. See entry: Chicago.