Isfahan

[ is-fuh-hahn ]
/ ˌɪs fəˈhɑn /

noun

a city in central Iran: the capital of Persia from the 16th into the 18th century.

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Isfahan

Efahn

/ (ˌɪsfəˈhɑːn) /

noun

a city in central Iran: the second largest city in the country; capital of Persia in the 11th century and from 1598 to 1722. Pop: 1 547 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Aspadana (ˌæspəˈdɑːnə)
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