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Ab·a·dan

 (ä′bə-dän′, ăb′ə-dăn′)
A city of southwest Iran on Abadan Island in the delta of the Shatt al Arab at the head of the Persian Gulf.

Abadan

(ˌæbəˈdɑːn)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Iran, on an island in the Shatt-al-Arab delta. Pop: 307 000 (2005 est)

A•ba•dan

(ˌɑ bəˈdɑn, ˌæb ə-)

n.
a city in SW Iran, on the Shatt-al-Arab: oil refineries. 306,000.
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Noun1.Abadan - a port city in southwestern IranAbadan - a port city in southwestern 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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A historic example of this was the discovery of the first major Middle Eastern oil field near Abadan Iran in 1908 by the Burmah Oil Company owned by William Knox D'Arcy.