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 (mə-shăd′, mäsh-häd′) also Me·shed (mĕ-shĕd′)
A city of northeast Iran near the Turkmenistan and Afghanistan borders. It was long an important trade center on caravan routes from Tehran to India.


(mæʃˈhæd) or


(Placename) a city in NE Iran: an important holy city of Shi'ite Muslims; carpet manufacturing. Pop: 2 147 000 (2005 est)



also Meshed

a city in NE Iran: Muslim shrine. 1,964,489.
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Noun1.Mashhad - the holy city of Shiite MuslimsMashhad - the holy city of Shiite Muslims; located in northeastern Iran
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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