Teheran

or Teh·ran

[ te-ran, -rahn, te-huh-, tey-uh-; Persian te-hrahn ]
/ tɛˈræn, -ˈrɑn, ˌtɛ hə-, ˌteɪ ə-; Persian tɛˈhrɑn /

noun

a city in and the capital of Iran, in the N part: wartime conference of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin 1943.

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Cultural definitions for Teheran

Teheran
[ (te-rahn, te-ran, tay-uh-rahn, tay-uh-ran) ]

Capital of Iran and the largest city in the country; located in northern Iran.

notes for Teheran

Site of the Teheran Conference (1943), at which United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin met and agreed on Allied war plans and postwar cooperation in the United Nations.
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