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Definitions for Isfahan
ˌɪs fəˈhɑnis·fa·han

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Isfahan, Esfahan, Aspadananoun

    city in central Iran; former capital of Persia

Wiktionary

  1. Isfahannoun

    Third largest city of Iran.

  2. Etymology: Ultimately form *, from *; compare Old Armenian սպայ.

Wikipedia

  1. Isfahan

    Isfahan (Persian: اصفهان, romanized: Esfahân [esfæˈhɒːn] (listen)), from its ancient designation Aspadana and, later, Spahan in middle Persian, rendered in English as Ispahan, is a major city in the Greater Isfahan Region, Isfahan Province, Iran. It is located 440 kilometres (270 miles) south of Tehran and is the capital of Isfahan Province. The city has a population of approximately 2,220,000, making it the third-largest city in Iran, after Tehran and Mashhad, and the second-largest metropolitan area.Isfahan is located at the intersection of the two principal routes that traverse Iran, north–south and east–west. Isfahan flourished between the 9th and 18th centuries. Under the Safavid dynasty, Isfahan became the capital of Persia, for the second time in its history, under Shah Abbas the Great. The city retains much of its history. It is famous for its Perso–Islamic architecture, grand boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, tiled mosques, and minarets. Isfahan also has many historical buildings, monuments, paintings, and artifacts. The fame of Isfahan led to the Persian proverb Esfahān nesf-e-jahān ast (Isfahan is half (of) the world). Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world, and UNESCO has designated it a World Heritage Site.

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  1. isfahan

    Isfahan is a city in central Iran, known for its Persian architecture, beautiful mosques, and historic buildings. It once served as the capital of Persia and is now the capital of Isfahan Province. Major landmarks include the Imam Square, Shah Mosque, and the Ali Qapu Palace. The city is also famous for its handicrafts, such as carpets and silverware, and the unique Isfahan music style.

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  1. Isfahan

    Isfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 km south of Tehran. It has a population of 1,583,609 and is Iran's third largest city after Tehran and Mashhad. The Isfahan metropolitan area had a population of 3,430,353 in the 2006 Census, the second most populous metropolitan area in Iran after Tehran. The cities of Zarrinshahr, Fooladshahr and Najafabad, Se-deh, Shahin-shahr, Mobarakeh, Falavarjan and chiarmahin all constitute the metropolitan city of Isfahan. Isfahan is located on the main north-south and east-west routes crossing Iran, and was once one of the largest cities in the world. It flourished from 1050 to 1722, particularly in the 16th century under the Safavid dynasty, when it became the capital of Persia for the second time in its history. Even today, the city retains much of its past glory. It is famous for its Islamic architecture, with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. This led to the Persian proverb "Esfahān nesf-e jahān ast". The Naghsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is one of the largest city squares in the world and an outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. It has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The city also has a wide variety of historic monuments and is known for the paintings and history.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Isfahan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Isfahan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Isfahan in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Weinthal:

    In fact, as is the case with Iranian Jews, Iranian Christians are constitutionally guaranteed parliamentary representation. Major cities such as Tehran and Isfahan are home to large Christian communities with centuries-old churches.

  2. Behnam Ben Taleblu:

    The chants by the brave, chador clad women of Najafabad in Isfahan province, which used to be a traditional bastion of regime support said it best : ‘ They fed Syria, but made our young people turn old. ’ Iranian protestors recognize that the regime in Tehran does not have their best interests at heart, and will continue to divert national treasure towards its ideological contests abroad.

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