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Line breaks: Khor¦ram|shahr
Pronunciation: /ˌxɔːrəmˈʃɑː

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 1980-8. Former name (until 1924) Mohammerah.

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