from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Iran, in the north-central part of the country south of the Caspian Sea. A commercial and industrial center, it became the capital of Persia (Iran) in 1788 and was modernized under Shah Muhnammed Reza Pahlavi (ruled 1941-1979). Population: 7,800,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Iran.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has obtained four S-300 surface-to-air missile systems despite Russia's refusal to deliver them to Tehran under a valid contract, a semiofficial Iranian news agency claimed Wednesday.
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