Yerevan

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Yerevan skyline with Mount Ararat in the background.

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Borrowing from Armenian Երեւան (Erewan).

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Yerevan

  1. An ancient city in the Caucasus, now capital of Armenia.
    • 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 99:
      Before long Abbas Mirza suffered a succession of defeats, which culminated in the capture of Erivan, today capital of Armenia.
    • 2009, Geoff Garvey, The Guardian, 26 Sep 2009:
      Crammed to the gills with history, it nestles in the shadow of Mount Ararat and has a medieval centre but it's Yerevan's religious heritage that is its main claim to fame.

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