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iwan

[ ee-wahn ]
/ ˈi wɑn /
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noun
a vaulted portal opening onto a courtyard: used often in Iranian mosque architecture.
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Also ivan [ee-vahn], /ˈi vɑn/, li·wan [lee-wahn] /ˈli wɑn/ .

Origin of iwan

From the Persian word īwān
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