Esfahān

geographical name
Es·​fa·​hān | \ ˌes-fə-ˈhän How to pronounce Esfahān (audio) , -ˈhan \
variants: or Isfahan \ ˌis-​fə-​ˈhän How to pronounce Esfahān (audio) \ or formerly Ispahan \ ˌi-​spə-​ˈhän How to pronounce Esfahān (audio) \

Definition of Esfahān

city in west central Iran; former capital of Persia population 1,756,126

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“Esfahān.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Esfah%C4%81n. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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