[ is-puh-hahn, is-puh-hahn ]
/ ˈɪs pəˌhɑn, ˌɪs pəˈhɑn /


a Persian rug characterized by hand-tied knots and ornamented with floral and animal patterns, usually on a deep red, blue, or green background.

Origin of Ispahan

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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