E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]
is the supposed daughter of Au-rung-ze-be, Emperor of Delhi, betrothed to Aliris, Sultan of Lesser Bucharia. On her journey from Delhi to the valley of Cashmere, she is entertained by a young Persian poet named Feramorz, who is supposed to relate the four poetical tales of the romance, and with whom she falls in love. (Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh.) (See FERAMORZ.)