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

  • A city of east-central Iran southeast of Tehran. It is famous for its carpets. Population: 515,000.


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  • KERMAN - The lonely drive into Kerman on Whitesbridge Road -- a straight shot through miles of vineyards in west Fresno County -- suddenly gets personal.


  • KERMAN CARPETS: The town of Kerman is in Eastern Iran, and has always been one the carpet weaving centers.

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  • Organic Pastures is located near Fresno, CA actually it is in Kerman, which is next to Raisin City, which is actually a bunch of grape fields from what I could see .

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  • KASRA NAJI, CNN CORRESPONDENT: They haven't arrived here yet, but they have arrived in the town of Kerman, which is about 200 kilometers south of here.

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  • And it was bound for Kerman, which is in south central Iran.

    CNN Transcript Feb 19, 2003

  • And there have been two planes from the United States that have landed in Kerman, which is about 200 kilometers from here.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2003

  • Authorities in the provincial capital, also called Kerman, convened an emergency meeting to oversee rescue operations. - News

  • Even cities with the most reason for optimism are tempering it, such as Kerman, where fourth-quarter sales-tax revenues jumped 18. 1%.


  • The problem with those demonstrators and their leadership was that they somehow felt that they should have also won in the rest of the country -- an undue expectation, among other things, because of Mousavi's late entry to the race after a twenty-year absence from politics and his limited campaign compared to Ahmadinejad's extensive trips to every single province, particularly the "deprived" areas such as Kerman, Chahar Mahal, South Khorasan, etc, where he won by a solid majority.

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  • She is being held at the criminal ward of the women's prison in the city of Kerman.

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