Iran

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

Definition of Iran

  1. country in southwestern Asia bordering in the north on the Caspian Sea and in the south on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; an Islamic republic since 1979, formerly an empire; capital Tehran area 635,932 square miles (1,647,064 square kilometers), population 75,149,669

Irani

play \-ˈrä-nē, -ˈra-\ adj or noun

Variants of iran

or primarily before 1935

Persia

\ˈpər-zhə, especially British -shə\play

IRAN Defined for English Language Learners

Iran

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

Definition of Iran for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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