[kur-duh-stan; Persian koor-di-stahn] /ˈkɜr dəˌstæn; Persian ˌkur dɪˈstɑn/

a mountain and plateau region in SE Turkey, NW Iran, and N Iraq: inhabited largely by Kurds. 74,000 sq. mi. (191,660 sq. km).
any of several types of rugs woven by the Kurds of Turkey or Iran.
a large plateau and mountainous region, between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, south of the Caucasus. Area: over 29 000 sq km (74 000 sq miles)


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