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geographical name \i-ˈrän, -ˈran; ī-ˈran\

Definition of Iran

  1. country SW Asia bordering in N on Caspian Sea & in S on Persian Gulf & Gulf of Oman; an Islamic republic since 1979, formerly an empire ∗ Tehran area 635,932 square miles (1,647,064 square kilometers), pop 69,500,000


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