Definition of Isfahan

1. Noun. City in central Iran; former capital of Persia.

Exact synonyms: Aspadana, Esfahan
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Iran, Islamic Republic Of Iran, Persia



Definition of Isfahan

1. Proper noun. Third largest city of Iran. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isfahan

Isaiah
Isaias
Isak Dinesen
Isamine blue
Isamu Noguchi
Isan
Isatis tinctoria
Isauria
Iscariot
Iscariots
Ischigualastia
Isere
Isere River
Isernia
Iseult
Isfahan
Ish
Ishak
Ishani
Isherwood
Ishihara test
Ishikawa
Ishikawa diagram
Ishikawa diagrams
Ishmael
Ishmaelite
Ishmaelites
Ishmaelitish
Isiac

Literary usage of Isfahan

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"THE main postal route from isfahan to the Gulf is vid Shiraz; to Shiraz the road offers no difficulties over the 320 miles of its length. ..."

2. Storia Do Mogor: Or, Mogul India, 1653-1708 by Niccolao Manucci, William Irvine (1907)
"None the less, we managed to make our journey in sufficient comfort, and in twelve days we reached isfahan, where there was made over to us as a dwelling a ..."

3. Persia Past and Present: A Book of Travel and Research, with More Than Two by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson (1906)
"isfahan, nevertheless, retains its traditional title ... of isfahan. The city lies in a level tract of country which extends around it for miles. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Among the other notable buildings of isfahan must be reckoned its five bridges, ... Another striking feature of isfahan is the Une of covered bazaars, ..."

5. The Saturday Magazine (1835)
"The rage of Timour, on hearing the fate of his soldiers, exceeded all bounds; he would listen to no terms of capitulation, and isfahan was doomed to be an ..."

6. Six Months in Persia by Edward Stack (1882)
"For my own part, isfahan is associated in my memory with the names of many hospitable friends, ... Julfa is usually called the Armenian suburb of isfahan. ..."

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