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Kermanshah

[ker-mahn-shah, -shaw, ker-, ker-mahn-, kur-]
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noun
  1. a city in W Iran.
  2. Kirman.
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Examples from the Web for kermanshah

Historical Examples

  • Kermanshah rugs of modern make have usually a medallion with a lotus motif in the centre of the field.

    Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern

    Rosa Belle Holt

  • 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.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • Among those of especial merit are the Kermanshah tree-of-life fabrics, now somewhat rare.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway


British Dictionary definitions for kermanshah

Kermanshah

noun
  1. 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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