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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Ker·man·shah (kĕr-mänˌshäˈ, -shôˈ)Bakhtaran A city of western Iran west-southwest of Tehran. Founded in the fourth century A.D., it was later a frontier fortress against the Ottoman Turks. Population: 795,000.

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