[ ham-uh-dan; Persian ha-ma-dahn ]
/ ˈhæm əˌdæn; Persian hæ mæˈdɑn /
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a city in W Iran.
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How to use Hamadan in a sentence
The cleric was apparently a member of the government-run Friday Prayers Committee in Hamadan province.The Iran Porn Video|Telmah Parsa|January 9, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The column was re-formed at Sain Kaleh and proceeded by easier stages 200 miles further southward to Hamadan.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
From that mountain to Hamadan is a journey of ten days; this was the metropolis of Media, and contains about fifty thousand Jews.
Hamadan, which is now in a state of ruin, is said to stand on or near the site of the ancient Ecbatana.
Its site can no longer be fixed with certainty, though many explorers agree in identifying it with the modern Hamadan.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The merchant, a venerable and pious Moslem, was ushered into the presence of the Governor of Hamadan.Alroy|Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for Hamadan
/ (ˈhæməˌdæn) /
city in W central Iran, at an altitude of over 1830 m (6000 ft): changed hands several times from the 17th century between Iraq, Persia, and Turkey; trading centre. Pop: 508 000 (2005 est)
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