[ nee-shah-poor ]
/ ˌni ʃɑˈpʊər /
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a town in NE Iran: the birthplace of Omar Khayyám.
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Words nearby Nishapur
Niŝ, Nisan, Nisei, nisgul, nish, Nishapur, Nishinomiya, nisi, nisi prius, Niskin bottle, Nisqually
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How to use Nishapur in a sentence
Two routes from Meshed to Nishapur were open to me—one leading over a mountainous tract, the other through a lower hilly country.
No less inconsiderable did I find the town of Nishapur itself.
From Nishapur the road leads to Sebzevar, distant three days' march.
The river of Nishapur is formed by numerous small streams, which descend from the mountains that on three sides inclose that city.
Herat escaped the fate which had overtaken Merv and Nishapur by opening its gates to the Mongols.
British Dictionary definitions for Nishapur
/ (ˌniːʃɑːˈpʊə) /
a town in NE Iran, at an altitude of 1195 m (3920 ft): birthplace and burial place of Omar Khayyám. Pop: 208 000 (2005 est)
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