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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of central Iran south-southeast of Tehran. Dating from the fifth century BC, it is a textile and carpet-weaving center.

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  • But, in some areas where this occurred such as Yazd or Shemiranat, Mousavi actually won, and mostly this phenomenon was attributable to summer travel affecting Caspian resort towns -- there are no registered voters in Iran, and Iranian voters can vote anywhere with proper identification.

    Josh Shahryar: Stand Your Ground, Obama

  • Ninety-nine to 100% turnouts in some provinces that reportedly also ran out of ballots, such as Yazd, does not add up, suggesting that ballots were pre-allocated in favor of the incumbent.

    Olivia Sterns: Revolution? No. Regime Change? Maybe

  • Afrasiabi even points out that, whereas "Mousavi complains that in some areas the votes cast were higher than the number of registered voters … he fails to add that some of those areas, such as Yazd, were places where he received more votes that Ahmadinejad." moderated at some stages.

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  • Afrasiabi even points out that, whereas "Mousavi complains that in some areas the votes cast were higher than the number of registered voters … he fails to add that some of those areas, such as Yazd, were places where he received more votes that Ahmadinejad." moderated at some stages.

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  • Afrasiabi even points out that, whereas "Mousavi complains that in some areas the votes cast were higher than the number of registered voters … he fails to add that some of those areas, such as Yazd, were places where he received more votes that Ahmadinejad." moderated at some stages.

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  • Afrasiabi even points out that, whereas "Mousavi complains that in some areas the votes cast were higher than the number of registered voters … he fails to add that some of those areas, such as Yazd, were places where he received more votes that Ahmadinejad." moderated at some stages.

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  • The hard-line cleric said as a result the country, bounded by several fault lines, experienced more “calamities” such as earthquakes, the reformist Aftab-e Yazd newspaper reported him saying.

    Women Who Incite Extramarital Sex ‘Cause More Earthquakes’ Claims Iranian Cleric | Impact Lab

  • The fervor of the ceremonies was visible on the faces of hundreds of young men in the city of Yazd, dressed in black and beating themselves on the chest to mark the death of Hussein at Karbala in 670 AD.

    Shi'ites Commemorate Ashura Across Middle East

  • When approved by the Supreme Leader to run for president, the erudite and friendly cleric from Yazd was considered a no-hoper—but useful in providing a patina of democracy across a broader political spectrum.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • When finished looking at the Qajar and Pahlavi palaces, we headed for the "domestic" airport and boarded an Iran Air 737 and headed south to the city of Yazd.

    Eric Lurio: Notes on the Iran/Persia Conflict: A Travelogue -- Part Three

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