from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A river of western Iran flowing about 725 km (450 mi) west and south into the Shatt al Arab on the Iraq border.
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Traditionally, on the Wednesday before the British Grand Prix, I always take my team out for a 'thanks for the hard work' meal to my local Indian restaurant 'The Khushboo' where they get to try the 'Karun's special.'
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You are racing in Malaysia where the humidity is higher, Chandhok, the father of the Lotus driver Karun, said with a grin.
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Cooper, Schoesdack and Harrison were part of the 50,000-person Bakhtiari odyssey across the Karun River and up Zard Kuh, the highest peak in the Zagros Mountains.
He slept well that night and next morning he took his net and going down to Lake Karun stood there and was about to cast his net, when behold, there came up to him a second Maghribi, riding on a she mule more handsomely accoutred than he of the day before and having with him a pair of saddle bags of which each pocket contained a casket.
Go not again to Lake Karun, indeed I fear for thee from the
Currently, the largest hydropower projects are the 2,000-megawatt (MW) Karun 3 plant (in March 2005, President Khatami inaugurated two, 250-MW units at this project), the 2,000-MW Godar-e Landar facility, and a 1,000-MW station in Upper Gorvand.
One of the most amazing sequences captured by then-novice filmmakers Cooper and Schoedsack (who'd make the original King Kong eight years later) is the fording of the icy Karun River-on inflated goat skins!
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This craft bringeth me an hundred dinars a day and I return speedily; wherefore, by Allah, I will not leave going to Lake Karun, till the race of the
Found in the southern portion of the extensive flood-plain and delta system of the Karun, Dez, and other major rivers that rise in the northwest Zagros Mountains.
The vast deltaic plain of the Euphrates, Tigris and Karun rivers is located at the northern end of the Persian Gulf, in extreme eastern Iraq and southwestern Iran.
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