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Qom

 (kōm) also Qum (ko͝om)
A city of west-central Iran south-southwest of Tehran. It has been a Shiite Muslim center since early Islamic times and a pilgrimage site since the 1600s.

Qom

(kɒm) ,

Qum

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Kum

n
(Placename) a city in NW central Iran: a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims. Pop: 1 045 000 (2005 est)

Qom

or Qum

(kʊm)

n.
a city in NW Iran, SW of Teheran. 780,453.
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