What does nishapur mean?

Definitions for nishapur

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nishapur.

Did you actually mean neighbor or neighbour?


  1. Nishapur

    Nishapur or Nishabur, is a city in the Razavi Khorasan Province in northeastern Iran, situated in a fertile plain at the foot of the Mount Binalud, near the regional capital of Mashhad. Nishapur derived its name from its alleged founder, the Sasanian king Shapur. The region's economy is largely agricultural, based on grain and cotton, and it is also the second industrial city in Khorasan Province, and it is one of the most prosperous localities in Iran, although somewhat blighted by drug smuggling from nearby Afghanistan. It had a population of 205,972 people according to 2006 census. The main east-west railway line through Iran passes through the town. The region is very prone to earthquakes, with the most recent significant ones occurring in 1986 and 1997. The city always is remembered as one of the most important and biggest cities of the early Islamic period. It was one of the largest cities and home to many scientists, poets, Sufis and others in the Golden Age of Islam. Muslims - particularly some Sahaba- built large mosques in the city. Nishapur was one of the most important centers of knowledge and innovation during the Abbasid Caliphate.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. nishapur

    A town of Persia, province of Khorassan. The town is said to be very ancient, and to have existed in the time of Alexander the Great, by whom it was destroyed. In 1269 it was sacked by the Tartars, again by Ihengiz-khan, and in 1749 by Nadir Shah, from which last calamity it has never recovered.

How to pronounce nishapur?

How to say nishapur in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nishapur in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nishapur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of nishapur

  1. nishapur


Find a translation for the nishapur definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these nishapur definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "nishapur." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 16 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/nishapur>.

    Are we missing a good definition for nishapur? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    an ear of corn
    • A. swag
    • B. jocularity
    • C. preponderance
    • D. mealie

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for nishapur: