follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

Teheran

[te-ran, -rahn, te-huh-, tey-uh-; Persian te-hrahn] /tɛˈræn, -ˈrɑn, ˌtɛ hə-, ˌteɪ ə-; Persian tɛˈhrɑn/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Iran, in the N part: wartime conference of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin 1943.
Also, Tehran.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for tehran

Tehran

/tɛəˈrɑːn; -ˈræn/
noun
1.
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
tehran in Culture
Teheran [(te-rahn, te-ran, tay-uh-rahn, tay-uh-ran)]

Capital of Iran and the largest city in the country; located in northern Iran.

Note: Site of the Teheran Conference (1943), at which United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin met and agreed on Allied war plans and postwar cooperation in the United Nations.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Teheran

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tehran

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tehran