- a seaport in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf.
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Bushire and Bender-Abbas are seaports, but have no great importance.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
On the 7th, the troops landed at Ras Halala, about fifteen miles below Bushire.Our Soldiers
As the sun rose Bushire itself was before us, and our long march was at an end.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 2 [of 2]
But I warned him not to move from Bushire without your previous sanction.Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar
The importance of Bushire has much increased since about 1862.
- a port in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. Pop: 166 000 (2005 est)Persian name: Bushehr (buˈʃehr)
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