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Erivan

[yer-uh-vahn; Russian yi-ryi-vahn]
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noun
  1. Yerevan.

Yerevan

or E·re·van, E·ri·van

[yer-uh-vahn; Russian yi-ryi-vahn]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Armenia, in the W part.
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  • It met with some opposition, but the cities of Erivan and Tabriz were captured.

    The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay

    Lord Eversley

  • The former Russian government of Erivan had an area of 10,725 sq. miles, and a pop.

  • Moved at midnight, and arrived early in the morning at Erivan.

  • Erivan , a fortified town in Transcaucasia, situated 30 m. NE.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • And with that the Ulemas and Halil's comrades were led away to the kiosk of Erivan.


British Dictionary definitions for erivan

Erivan

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Yerevan

Yerevan

noun
  1. the capital of Armenia: founded in the 8th century bc; an industrial city and a main focus of trade routes since ancient times; university. Pop: 1 066 000 (2005 est)Also called: Erevan, Erivan
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