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Resht,Iran: see RashtRasht
, city (1991 pop. 340,637), capital of Gilan prov., NW Iran, near the Caspian Sea. It is an administrative and trade center for a fertile agricultural region where rice, cotton, silk, and peanuts are produced.
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a city in NW Iran, near the Caspian Sea: agricultural and commercial centre in a rice-growing area. Pop.: 586 000 (2005 est.)
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