[loo r-uh-stahn, -stan]
- a mountainous region in W Iran.
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Examples from the Web for luristan
This district was known to the ancients as Zagros, while in modern geography it bears the names of Kurdistan and Luristan.
M. de Morgan gives a report upon his mission in Persia and Luristan, of which the following are a few extracts.
Half-way between Bassora and Baghdad, the lofty mountain chain of Luristan becomes visible.A Woman's Journey Round the World
Or were they magicians, spying into the future and laying a spell upon the people of Luristan?
Several of them he knew, as it happened, and they had delighted him with their wild yarns of surveying in Luristan.