[ker-mahn-shah, -shaw, ker-, ker-mahn-, kur-]
- a city in W Iran.
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Kermanshah rugs of modern make have usually a medallion with a lotus motif in the centre of the field.
The finest rugs of Kermanshah were formerly made in the palace of the Governor, and many were presented to leading rulers.
The Bath is one of the principal ones of Kermanshah, an important frontier town of Persia.
Shiraz, the former capital, Kermanshah, and Hamadan are noted for rug and carpet manufactures.
Among those of especial merit are the Kermanshah tree-of-life fabrics, now somewhat rare.
- a city in W Iran, in the valley of the Qareh Su: oil refinery. Pop: 832 000 (2005 est)Former name (1987–1995): Bakhtaran
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