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Tehran

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Definition the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
  • Tehran claims the nuclear scientist was abducted by the CIA.
Tehran = the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
  • ...and now they were touring Tehran, and soon they would be touring all the way to Paris.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Tehran = the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
  • We stepped off the airplane into the overwhelming, oppressive summer heat of Tehran...
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Tehran = the capital and largest city of Iran
  • Belfast, Montevideo, Tangier, Marseille, Lima, Tehran.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • In the early 1980s, when I taught at the University of Tehran, I, like many others, was expelled.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Hasina's family had fled in May, off to Tehran.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • And then, in May 1933 he took off in his tiny airplane and set a course for Everest by way of Cairo, Tehran, and India.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • But when Fredi turned eight, his parents announced that they were returning to Tehran.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The following evening they board a Pan Am flight to London, where after a five-hour layover they will board a second flight to Calcutta, via Tehran and Bombay.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • In 1970, Baba took a break from the construction of the orphanage and flew to Tehran for a month to watch the World Cup games on television, since at the time Afghanistan didn't have TVs yet.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • In Iran, brothels are strictly banned, and the mayor of Tehran was a law-and-order hard-liner until, according to Iranian news accounts, he was arrested in a police raid on a brothel where he was in the company of six naked prostitutes.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I sent a brief note to Hamid, owner of the menswear store in Tehran, whose telephone was my point of contact with Helen, Amahl, and others.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • From the time we had left the safe house in Tehran, we had eaten only bread and sunflower seeds washed down with tea.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Soon a woman entered the barn, dressed in full Kurdish garb, so different from the colorless clothes of the women of Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • It was a smaller city than Tehran, and cleaner and fresher.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Soon everyone returned to the car, and once again we were speeding farther away from Tehran, closer to the border.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Like Tehran on a smaller scale, Tabriz was a contrast of modern, high-rise architecture and rotting hovels.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • I remembered how much I admired Jane Fonda's nose when I was in fourth grade in Tehran, and how much I hated my own.
    Dumas Firoozeh  --  Funny in Farsi
  • That afternoon I left the relative safety of Amahl's apartment for the icy and dangerous streets of Tehran.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Even in the anonymity of the chad or I felt naked on the streets of Tehran as I walked back to the apartment.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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