a city in and the capital of Iran, in the N part: wartime conference of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin 1943.
the capital of Iran, at the foot of the Elburz Mountains: built on the site of the ancient capital Ray, destroyed by Mongols in 1220; became capital in the 1790s; three universities. Pop: 7 352 000 (2005 est)
Teheran [(te-rahn, te-ran, tay-uh-rahn, tay-uh-ran)]
Capital of Iran and the largest city in the country; located in northern Iran.
Note: Site of the Teheran Conference (1943), at which United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin met and agreed on Allied war plans and postwar cooperation in the United Nations.
[tey-wah-kahn, -wuh-kan] /ˌteɪ wɑˈkɑn, -wəˈkæn/ noun 1. a desert valley site in Puebla, Mexico, where aridity has preserved the vegetable remains of communities from 9000 b.c. to historic times, thus documenting the transition from hunting and gathering to the largely agricultural subsistence of the full Neolithic phase (1500–900 b.c.).
noun 1. Isthmus of, an isthmus in S Mexico, between the Gulf of Tehuantepec and the Gulf of Campeche. 125 miles (200 km) wide at its narrowest point. 2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Pacific, off the S coast of Mexico. About 300 miles (485 km) wide. noun 1. Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the narrowest […]
noun, plural Tehuelches (especially collectively) Tehuelche for 1. 1. a member of an Indian people of Patagonia. 2. the language of these people.
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