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Yezd,Iran: see YazdYazd
, city (1991 pop. 275,298), capital of Yazd prov., central Iran, in a desert region. The city is known for its elaborate silk products and remains a center for silk weaving. Grain, fruit, vegetables, and nuts are grown, and underground water tunnels exist in the city.
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a city in Iran, administrative center of the chief guber-natorial region of Yezd. Population, 98, 000 (1971). Railroadstation and highway junction. Yezd has textile and food andcondiments industries and produces silk, carpets, and other handicraft items.