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 (kər-män′, kĕr-)
A city of east-central Iran southeast of Tehran. It is famous for its carpets.
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(Placename) a city in SE Iran: carpet-making centre. Pop: 546 000 (2005 est)
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(kərˈmɑn, kɛr-)

1. a city in SE Iran. 349,626.
2. Kirman.
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BAGHDAD (NINA) - An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit the Hegdak area of Kerman province in southeastern Iran.
A judge in Kerman has ordered a film approved by the government to be removed from movie theaters in the province because the drug dealer portrayed in the film has a Kermani accent.
"Some provinces like Kerman, Yazd and Esfahan, which are the three most important provinces of Iran, can develop the industries which need less water, but unfortunately in these provinces, most of the groundwater is used for industries, while underground water should be used for drinking and irrigation at the farms," Saedi explained.
Awaiting him in Bilbao is thunderous punching champion Kerman Lejarraga, a human wrecking ball who has stopped 21 opponents in 26 straight victories.
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TEHRAN, April 22 (KUNA) -- An earthquake measuring 4.6 degrees shook the Iranian town of Kuhbanan in southeastern province of Kerman on Sunday, according to the official news agency, IRNA.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted the town of Faryab in kerman province, southeastern Iran, on Monday.
Anthony Kerman complained that he had been unfairly summonsed at short notice to give evidence.
Summary: Tehran [Iran], Jan 11 (ANI): An earthquake of the magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale has jolted Iran's southeastern province of Kerman.
by Agence France-PresseThe quake struck at 12:13 pm (0843 GMT) with the epicentre around 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the provincial capital of Kerman and about 800 kilometres from Tehran.