American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southwest Iran north-northeast of Basra, Iraq. Modern Ahvaz was built on extensive ruins of an ancient Persian city. Population: 986,000.
“In cities such as Ahvaz and Yazd, opposition marches pushed official processions to the sidelines.”
“Last week, in a story that stood out only because, unusually, an Iranian news agency reported some details, three men were hanged for sodomy, at Karoun prison in the city of Ahvaz.”
“The southwestern city of Ahvaz features the highest level of airborne particles smaller than 10 micrometers.”
“Associated Press A technician checks oil equipment near Ahvaz, Iran, in April 2008.”
“NIOC sources tell me that older fields, including Bibi-Hakimeh, Maroun and Ahvaz, may face a significant fall in output within five years.”
“These demonstrations are happening not only in Tehran but in Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashhad, Ahvaz and Urumieyh.”
“But as Iranian state-controlled television beamed images of rallies supporting the regime in different cities, several Western and Arab television networks were reporting clashes between protesters and security forces in Tehran, Mashhad, Esfahan, Ahvaz, Shiraz and Tabriz.”
“Sometimes I'd sing the revolutionary songs that I had learned in Ahvaz prison and he would listen to them with pleasure.”
“Martyr Namesake in Ahvaz Cemetery: “When I come here, my soul relaxes.””
““We went to the Ahvaz bridge and we imitated Tarzan,” laughed Bakhshi.”
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