WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
I•ra•ni•an /ɪˈreɪniən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. of or relating to Iran.

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

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
I•ra•ni•an  (i rānē ən, i rä-, ī rā-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Language Varieties, Place Namesof or pertaining to Iran, its inhabitants, or their language.
  2. Language Varietiesof or pertaining to the Iranian languages.

  1. Language Varietiesa subbranch of the Indo-European family of languages, including esp. Persian, Pashto, Avestan, and Kurdish.
  2. Place Names, Language Varietiesan inhabitant of Iran; Persian.
Also,  I•ra•ni  (i ranē, i ränē, ī rā-)USA pronunciation (for defs. 1, 4).
  • Iran + -ian 1835–45

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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
  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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