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(ˌɪsfəˈhɑːn) or


(Placename) a city in central Iran: the second largest city in the country; capital of Persia in the 11th century and from 1598 to 1722. Pop: 1 547 000 (2005 est). Ancient name: Aspadana


(ˌɪs fəˈhɑn)

also Ispahan

a city in central Iran: the capital of Persia from the 16th into the 18th century. 986,753.
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Noun1.Isfahan - city in central IranIsfahan - city in central Iran; former capital of Persia
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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Before migrating to Pakistan, she was educated at the University of Isfahan where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Basij (Voluntary) Force plans to start two days of massive drills dubbed 'Towards Beit al-Moqaddas' in Isfahan province in coming days.
Iranian Ministry of Road and Urban Development has given the go-ahead to the private British company to take part in the construction of the railroad that will connect two cities of Arak and Isfahan in central Iran.
AbduMunim bin Mansour al-Hassani, Minister of Information, Head of the Sultanate's delegation participating as a guest of honor at the Tehran International Book Fair at its twenty-eighth session paid today a visit to the City of Isfahan.
Referring to an increase on Bandar Abbas and Isfahan refineries' output, he added that following transfer of Naphta from Bandar Abbas to Isfahan and transfer of condensates of South Pars to Bandar Abbas Refinery motor gasoline output will increase and kiln oil production will drop in the refinery.
Dubai: Dubai-based flydubai on Tuesday announced the launch of flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Isfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran.
The aerial parts of wild Chenopodium botrys were collected in August, 2013 from Isfahan (Chadegan), Mazandaran (Kelardasht), Fars (Abadeh) in Iran.
The attacks in Isfahan, Iran's third largest city and a top tourist attraction, occurred earlier this month and prompted more than 1,000 people to take to the streets last Wednesday to demand better security.
Renowned Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudehwas arrested on Saturday with a photojournalist during a mass protest in Isfahan, Southern Iran.
Justice officials previously said that four men had been arrested in connection with the Isfahan attacks.
IRANIANS have rallied in the central city of Isfahan and the capital Tehran to protest a string of acid attacks on women in Isfahan in recent months, the latest public outcry over the assaults that have shocked the nation.
ISLAMABAD -- Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology designed a new non-enzyme nanosensor that has applications in the measurement of blood glucose.