[te-ran, -rahn, te-huh-, tey-uh-; Persian te-hrahn]
- a city in and the capital of Iran, in the N part: wartime conference of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin 1943.
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Examples from the Web for tehran
Around half the Baluch in the province are unemployed, a result, say rights groups, of longstanding marginalization by Tehran.
Both Boledi and Ahwazi have been prominent critics of Tehran for decades.
Washington cannot let others—whether in Pyongyang or Beijing or Moscow, or Tehran—decide what Americans read or watch.U.S. Should Make North Korea Pay for Sony Hack
Gordon G. Chang
December 18, 2014
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, joining in the chorus, severely berates Tehran for its role in the Levant.The Nuclear Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most
November 22, 2014
Hossein Darakhshan, born in Tehran on January 7, 1975, has dual Canadian-Iranian nationality.Iran’s Blogfather Walks Free After Six Years in Jail
November 21, 2014
That is for the Shah in Tehran, who has become the servant of the Russian!
He was the most celebrated khsh guzern (sensualist) in Tehran.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
The desert about Tehran is renowned for the beauty of its gardens.
He was in Tehran, they replied, but offered no suggestion as to the course we should pursue.
We were right up on the Persian front, and I went on to Tehran.My War Experiences in Two Continents
- the capital of Iran, at the foot of the Elburz Mountains: built on the site of the ancient capital Ray, destroyed by Mongols in 1220; became capital in the 1790s; three universities. Pop: 7 352 000 (2005 est)
[(te-rahn, te-ran, tay-uh-rahn, tay-uh-ran)]
Capital of Iran and the largest city in the country; located in northern Iran.
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