Tabriz

noun
Ta·​briz | \ tə-ˈbrēz How to pronounce Tabriz (audio) \
plural Tabriz

Definition of Tabriz

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Persian rug usually having a cotton warp, firm wool pile, and a medallion design

Tabriz

geographical name
Ta·​briz | \ tə-ˈbrēz How to pronounce Tabriz (audio) \

Definition of Tabriz (Entry 2 of 2)

city in northwestern Iran population 1,494,998

Note: Over the centuries, Tabriz has repeatedly suffered destruction from invaders and, more often, from earthquakes.

First Known Use of Tabriz

Noun

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tabriz

Noun

Tabriz, Iran

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“Tabriz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tabriz. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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