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

  • A city of northwest Iran east of Lake Urmia. A commercial and industrial center, Tabriz has been subject to numerous devastating earthquakes since 858. Population: 1,400,000.
  • n. A cotton and wool Persian rug with designs of stylized animals, hunting scenes, and floral motifs.

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  • proper n. A city in northwestern Iran, capital of East Azerbaijan Province. Fourth largest city of Iran with population of about 1,600,000. Historical names: Davrezh, Tavrezh, Tavrez, Tauris.

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  • n. an ancient city in northwestern Iran; known for hot springs


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  • 04 August 2009 TABRIZ -- Deputy Minister of Housing and Urban Development Mohammad-Hussein Ajdari stated on Monday in Tabriz that the World Bank World Bank has agreed to allocate $330 million in a 12 year plan to improve city structure in Iran.

  • Iranian presidential challenger Mir Hossein Moussavi's hometown of Tabriz is Exhibit A for his supporters as they argue that last week's election was rigged.

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  • And another big crowd in Tabriz apparently gathered at night:

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Monday June 22)

  • Ogtay Asadov called Tabriz his motherland and said visiting this city was his wish.


  • Instead they have spread to other major cities such as Tabriz and Isfahan.

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  • The channel also wants to play a key role in extending the Green Movement - which is prominent in Iran's major cities such as Tabriz, Ahvaz, Shiraz and Mashhad - across the country.

    New Statesman

  • Despite the grumbling, there were no reports of clashes in Tehran or other major cities such as Tabriz, Kermanshah, Bandar Abbas, Kerman and Ahvaz.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Calm was also reported in other major such as Tabriz, Kermanshah

  • Maryam Saniei was born in what is now Tabriz, Iran.

    Maryam S. Firouzi, Baha'i Faith follower

  • I have some friends in the Iranian judiciary in Tabriz and I talked about this news and they said the news is not true and they informed me that there is not any hanging execution in Sakineh's case.

    Iranian Plans to Execute Woman for Adultery Unclear


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