"Lankaran" meaning in English

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Proper name

Etymology: From Persian لنکران (lankarân), from Old Median *Lan(a)karan- (“the land of the Lan”). The Lan is probably a name of a Caspian tribe. See also Old Armenian Փայտակարան (Pʻaytakaran). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|fa|لنکران|tr=lankarân}} Persian لنکران (lankarân), {{der|en|xme-old||*Lan(a)karan-|the land of the Lan}} Old Median *Lan(a)karan- (“the land of the Lan”), {{cog|xcl|Փայտակարան}} Old Armenian Փայտակարան (Pʻaytakaran) Head templates: {{en-proper noun}} Lankaran
  1. A city (and district) in Azerbaijan. Wikipedia link: Lankaran Categories (place): Cities in Azerbaijan Synonyms: Lenkoran Translations (a city in Azerbaijan): Լենքորան (Lenkʻoran) (Armenian), Lənkəran (Azerbaijani), ლენქორანი (lenkorani) (Georgian), لنکران (lankarân) (Persian), Ленкорань (Lenkoranʹ) (Russian)

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