Nahavand

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Nahavand

(nähävänd`), city (1991 pop. 59,307), Hamadan prov., W Iran. It is an agricultural trade center. Nahavand was the scene of a decisive victory of the Arabs over the Persians in 641 or 642. The name also appears as Nehavand and Nihavand.
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Pahlawi was spoken in five towns of Iran, Isfahan, Rayy, Hadmadan, Nehawand, and Azarbayjan.