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or Te·he·ran  (tĕ′ə-răn′, -rän′, tĕ-răn′, -rän′)
The capital and largest city of Iran, in the north-central part of the country south of the Caspian Sea. A commercial and industrial center, it became the capital of Persia (Iran) c. 1788 and was modernized under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (ruled 1941-1979).


(tɛəˈrɑːn; -ˈræn) or


(Placename) the capital of Iran, at the foot of the Elburz Mountains: built on the site of the ancient capital Ray, destroyed by Mongols in 1220; became capital in the 1790s; three universities. Pop: 7 352 000 (2005 est)
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Noun1.Tehran - the capital and largest city of IranTehran - the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil


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Summary: Tahran, Shawwal 16, 1431/Sept 25, 2010, SPA -- Saudi ambassador to Iran, Mohammed bin Abbas Al-Kilabi held here this evening a reception party to mark the 80th anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1979: Iranian students stormed the US Embassy in Tahran. They held over 60 staff and US marines hostage.