Definitions for hamadanˈhæm əˌdæn; Pers. hæ mæˈdɑn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ham•a•danˈhæm əˌdæn; Pers. hæ mæˈdɑn(n.)

  1. a city in W Iran. 406,070.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Ancient, Ecbatana.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hamadan

    an ancient Persian town, at the foot of Mount Elwend, 160 m. SW. of Teheran, is an important entrepôt of Persian trade, and has flourishing tanneries; it is believed to stand on the site of Ecbatana (q. v.).

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