Qazvin

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Qaz·vin

also Kaz·vin  (kăz-vēn′)
A city of northwest Iran northwest of Tehran. Founded in the third century ad, it was captured by the Arabs in 644 and was the capital of Persia from 1548 to 1598.
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Qaz•vin

or Kaz•vin

(kæzˈvin)

n.
a city in NW Iran, NW of Teheran: capital of Persia in the 16th century. 298,705.
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