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I•ra•ni•an /ɪˈreɪniən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-/USA pronunciationadj. 
  1. of or relating to Iran.

n. [countable]
  • a person born or living in Iran.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    Iranian /ɪˈreɪnɪən/ n
    1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Iran
    2. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, divided into West Iranian (including Old Persian, Pahlavi, modern Persian, Kurdish, Baluchi, and Tajik) and East Iranian (including Avestan, Sogdian, Pashto, and Ossetic)
    3. Also: Persian, Farsi the modern Persian language
    adj
    1. relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Iran, its inhabitants, or their language; Persian
    2. belonging to or relating to the Iranian branch of Indo-European



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