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Fars

 (färz, färs) or Far·si·stan (fär′sĭ-stăn′, -stän′)
A historical region of southern Iran along the Persian Gulf. It was more or less identical with the ancient province of Pars, which formed the nucleus of the Persian Empire. The Arabs changed the name after they conquered the region in the seventh century.

Fars

(fɑrs)

n.
a province in SW Iran. 3,193,769; 51,466 sq. mi. (133,297 sq. km).