citizen, chief of an Edomite tribe in Mount Seir (Gen. 36:43).
- Iran-contra affair
Iran-Contra affair [(i-ran, i-rahn, eye-ran; kon-truh, kohn-trah)] A scandal in the administration of President Ronald Reagan, which came to light when it was revealed that in the mid-1980s the United States secretly arranged arms sales to Iran in return for promises of Iranian assistance in securing the release of Americans held hostage in Lebanon. Proceeds […]
[ih-rey-nee-uh n, ih-rah-, ahy-rey-] /ɪˈreɪ ni ən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their language. 2. of or relating to the Iranian languages. noun 3. a subbranch of the Indo-European family of languages, including especially Persian, Pashto, Avestan, and Kurdish. 4. an inhabitant of ; Persian. /ɪˈreɪnɪən/ noun 1. […]
noun 1. a plateau in SW Asia, mostly in Iran, extending from the Tigris to the Indus rivers. 1,000,000 sq. mi. (2,590,000 sq. km).
[ee-rah-pwah-taw] /ˌi rɑˈpwɑ tɔ/ noun 1. a city in Guanajuato, in central Mexico.