Nishapur

[ nee-shah-poor ]
/ ˌni ʃɑˈpʊər /

noun

a town in NE Iran: the birthplace of Omar Khayyám.

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Nishapur
/ (ˌniːʃɑːˈpʊə) /

noun

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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