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  1. a seaport in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf.
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Historical Examples of bushire

  • 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

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • As the sun rose Bushire itself was before us, and our long march was at an end.

  • But I warned him not to move from Bushire without your previous sanction.

  • The importance of Bushire has much increased since about 1862.

British Dictionary definitions for bushire


  1. a port in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. Pop: 166 000 (2005 est)Persian name: Bushehr (buˈʃehr)
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