Definition of Hamadan in English:


Syllabification: Ha·ma·dan
Pronunciation: /ˌhämäˈdän, ˈhaməˌdan
A commercial city in western Iran, in the Zagros Mountains between Tehran and Bakhtaran; population 479,600 (est. 2006). It is on the site of the ancient city of Ecbatana, which became the capital of the kingdom of Media in the 6th century bc.

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Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit