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 (kə-ro͞on′, kä-)
A river of western Iran flowing about 725 km (450 mi) west and south into the Shatt al Arab on the Iraq border.
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(kəˈrun, kɑ-)

a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to the Shatt-al-Arab. ab. 515 mi. (830 km) long.
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Kenyan musician Karun Mungai is set to grace the stage at the Home Coming Festival to be held in South Africa.
Ferrari submitted a seven-part argument to challenge the original verdict, including a video analysis by Sky Sports' pundit Karun Chandhok, a former grand prix driver.
Lewis "When I arrived at the track on Friday morning, and I heard it was Karun Chandhok's video I was pretty relaxed after that."
For years, Marc Karun unnerved neighbors in the small New England town where he lived in a log home that was surrounded by acres of thick woods and couldn't be seen from the road.
He stressed that there were no oil leaks from the oil fields in the western part of Karun, and the fields are under control.
Dehqani said on Saturday that historic flash floods that inundated parts of the oil-rich province of Khuzestan in Southwest of the country over the past days had not caused the crude production in joint fields with Iraq, located to the West of the Karun River, to stop or slow down.
'Nagtapok mi karun kay birthday naho then naglingaw-lingaw pud mi,' said the birthday celebrant.
Padmapriya was first in the drawing competition for children aged between eight and 12, Nandana Malarampath was second and Tridev Karun was third.
After spending time on the bench for six consecutive Test matches against Afghanistan and England, the selectors dropped Karun Nair for the West Indies Test series.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 21 (ANI): Indian batsman Karun Nair is all set to lead Board President's XI team that will play a two-day warm-up match against the West Indies in Vadodara starting September 29.
Frustrated Basra people are putting the onus of the pollution and lack of drinking water in their city on Iran which stopped the water flow from the Karun River, the longest Iranian river, into the Shatt Al-Arab River in Iraq and instead are allegedly pumping its polluted water in it.