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a city in and the capital of Khuzistan, in W Iran.
a province in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. About 35,000 sq. mi. (90,650 sq. km).
Capital: Ahwaz.
Historical Examples

When he awoke he asked their business, and they replied, “We bring you here the king of Ahwaz.”
Fun And Frolic Various

Why, in heaven’s name, didn’t you blast out that rock at Ahwaz long ago?
The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various

These fools might wreck themselves at Ahwaz and lose everything in the river.
The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various

She received five direct hits from 9-pounders, and one from the 18-pounder field-gun the enemy captured from us at Ahwaz.
The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley

Poles from Zanzibar have been distributed for a telegraph line from Mohammerah to Ahwaz.
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2) Isabella L. Bird

They run her once a fortnight at a considerable loss between Mohammerah and Ahwaz.
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2) Isabella L. Bird

At Kurna and Ahwaz and their neighborhood the enemy had gathered in sufficient numbers to give some trouble.
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various

There was much hand-to-hand fighting before the British could struggle back to Ahwaz.
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various

a town in SW Iran, on the Karun River. Pop: 967 000 (2005 est)


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