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Bushire:

see BushehrBushehr
or Bushire
, city (1991 pop. 132,824), SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. It is one of the chief ports of Iran, handling about 75% of Iran's foreign trade, and is the terminus of a trade route from Shiraz, Esfahan, and Tehran.
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, city, Iran.
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Bushire

a port in SW Iran, on the Persian Gulf. Pop.: 166 000 (2005 est.)
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In 1763, it established Bushire, a base which would provide some continuity to its operations on the northeast coast of the Gulf, which during the eighteenth century developed into the most important port in Persia.
The Company concluded an agreement with Shaikh Sa'don, the governor of Bushire in April 1763 and was granted a license three months later in which the company was given a monopoly on the import of woolen goods into Persia.
A story about bilbies, their predators, the hazards of bushire, land degradation and introduced animals, and the efforts of humans to protect them told in verse.
The Bushire reactor--a "light water" reactor--produces Pu (plutonium) 240, Pu241 and Pu242.
The first was the transfer of Britain's Political Residency headquarters from Bushire on the Persian side of the Gulf to Bahrain on the Arab side.
Tagore was traveling in what was then called Persia; at half-past eight the plane reached Bushire. "Now comes an age in which man has lifted the burdens of earth into the air," the writer noted in his travel diary.
2.400 kg) of opium was exported from Bushire to Java, according to the official statistics (Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society 17 [1865]: 92; see also Manfred Schneider, Beitrdge zur Wirtschaftsstruktur und Wirtschaftsentwicklung Persiens 1850-1900 [Stuttg art, 1990], 213, for the year 1859).
`I can go jogging now,' says Marian Azad from Bushire in south-west Iran, who was 70 before she felt able to run in public.
138-39, Satow makes a rare reference to equivalent Indian political agents at "Bushire" in Iran and Baghdad in modern Iraq, then a part of the Ottoman Empire.
As part of its new arms deal with Iran, Russia announced that in November it would deliver the first of two reactors for a 1,000-megawatt plant being built by Russian technicians in Bushire, an Iranian port on the Persian Gulf.
President Khatami's visit resulted in a Russian promise to complete the Bushire nuclear power plant and to provide Iran with advanced conventional weapons.
At the time, unfortunately, I did not recognize the obvious similarity to (Se)leukia but accepted the identification of Herrmann and Fujita with Taoke, a place near Bushire on the Persian Gulf.