- a city in and the capital of Khuzistan, in W Iran.
[khoo-zi-stahn; English koo-zuh-stan, -stahn]
- a province in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. About 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km). Capital: Ahwaz.
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Examples from the Web for ahwaz
Why, in heaven's name, didn't you blast out that rock at Ahwaz long ago?
These fools might wreck themselves at Ahwaz and lose everything in the river.
When he awoke he asked their business, and they replied, "We bring you here the king of Ahwaz."Fun And Frolic
She received five direct hits from 9-pounders, and one from the 18-pounder field-gun the enemy captured from us at Ahwaz.The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
Poles from Zanzibar have been distributed for a telegraph line from Mohammerah to Ahwaz.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)
Isabella L. Bird
- a town in SW Iran, on the Karun River. Pop: 967 000 (2005 est)
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