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Khorramshahr

Syllabification: Khor·ram·shahr
Pronunciation: /ˌKHôrəmˈSHähər, ˌkôr-
 
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Definition of Khorramshahr in English:

An oil port on the Shatt al-Arab waterway in western Iran. It was almost totally destroyed during the Iran-Iraq War of 1980–88. Former name (until 1924) Mohammerah.

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