Definition for teheran (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for teheran
I know that the Green Wave has established contacts with members of the clergy in Qom and Teheran.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Mansour Osanloo and Regime Change in Iran|Bernard-Henri Lévy|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first of these three are found between Resht and Teheran.Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia|M. E. Hume-Griffith
I was thus placed in a position to study at my leisure Teheran, the capital of Iran.
As an instance of this general moral obliquity, I will relate a neat little story of what occurred while I was staying in Teheran.
It had been stuck under the door, together with some letters that had been forwarded from Teheran.Truxton King|George Barr McCutcheon
Worn out by labours and quests beyond her strength she fell sick at Teheran in 1916 and returned to England to die.
British Dictionary definitions for teheran
Word Origin and History for teheran
from Persian Iran, from Middle Persian Ērān "(land) of the Iranians," genitive plural of ēr- "an Iranian," from Old Iranian *arya- (Old Persian ariya-, Avestan airya-) "Iranian", from Indo-Iranian *arya- or *ārya- (see Aryan), a self-designation, perhaps meaning "compatriot." In 1935 the government of Reza Shah Pahlavi requested governments with which it had diplomatic relations to call his country Iran, after the indigenous name, rather than the Greek-derived Persia.
Culture definitions for teheran (1 of 2)
Capital of Iran and the largest city in the country; located in northern Iran.
Culture definitions for teheran (2 of 2)
Republic in the Middle East, bordered by Armenia, the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan to the north; Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east; the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south; and Iraq and Turkey to the west. Its capital and largest city is Teheran.