from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Iran south of Tehran. An ancient town and capital of Persia from 1598 to 1722, it was long noted for its fine carpets and silver filigree. Today it has textile and steel mills. Population: 1,600,000.
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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Isfahan.
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- n. city in central Iran; former capital of Persia
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Physicians for Social Responsibility examined the risks of a more advanced buster-bunker weapon, and it eerily tabulated the toll from an attack on the underground nuclear facility in Esfahan, Iran. â€œThree million people would be killed by radiation within two weeks of the explosion, and 35 million people in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, would be exposed to increased levels of cancer-causing radiation, â€ according to a summary of that study in the backgrounder by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
We moved on from the pleasures of Shirz, to Esfahan which is a treasure.
As well as a not so secret underground nuclear reactor near Natanz and enrichment sites in Esfahan directly in my path I was somewhat apprehensive.
ÂAs well as a Ânot so secret underground nuclear reactor near Natanz and enrichment sites in Esfahan directly in my path I was somewhat apprehensive.
Walking into the city of Esfahan I passed petro-chemical plants and factories belching out fluorescent orange smoke.
Iranian environmentalists are using online media tools to save different cultural monuments such as The Si-o-se Pol or “33 Pol” (bridge of 33 arches) an architectural masterpiece in the heart of the Iranian historic city of Isfahan (Esfahan).
It has a decrepit air force, antiquated air defenses, a vulnerable electrical grid, exposed nuclear sites the uranium conversion plant at Esfahan, the heavy water facility at Arak, the reactor at Bushehr, and a vulnerable energy infrastructure on which its economy is utterly dependent.
Cirincione went to the city of Esfahan in 2005 to tour a nuclear facility there at Iran's invitation.
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.
What outsiders can do is create broad support for Israel's inherent right to self-defense against a nuclear Holocaust and defend the specific tactic of pre-emptive attacks against Iran's Esfahan uranium-conversion plant, its Natanz enrichment facility, and other targets.