- The Zagros Mountains run from the northwest to the southeast of Kurdistan like a mighty spinal column. They are the epitome of the most prominent geological characteristic of the land, namely its mountainousness. As a result, the very term Zagros is often used as a patriotic term among the Kurds.
Historical Dictionary of the Kurds. Michael M. Gunter.
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Zagros Mountains — [zag′rəs] mountain system in W & S Iran, extending along the borders of Turkey & Iraq & along the Persian Gulf: highest peak, over 14,000 ft (4,267 m) … English World dictionary
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Zagros Mountains — A major and imposing range of mountains that borders Mesopotamia in the west and southwest and played an important part in the history of the region. The Zagros peaks make up Iraq s principal mountain chain and Iran s second largest chain.… … Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary
Zagros Mountains — /zægrɒs ˈmaʊntənz/ (say zagros mowntuhnz) plural noun a range of mountains in southern Iran, including Iran s main oilfields. Highest peak, Kard Kuh, 4548 m … Australian English dictionary
Zagros Mountains — geographical name mountains W & S Iran bordering on Turkey, Iraq, & Persian Gulf; highest over 14,000 feet (4267 meters) … New Collegiate Dictionary
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