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Meaning of "Qom" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QOM

Qom  [kɒm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QOM

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Qom is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QOM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Qom

Qom

Qom pronunciation is the 8th largest city in Iran. It lies 125 kilometres by road southwest of Tehran and is the capital of Qom Province. At the 2011 census its population was 1,074,036, comprising 545,704 men and 528,332 women. It is situated on the banks of the Qom River. Qom city enjoys a dry and warm climate with low annual rainfall due to remoteness from the sea and being situated in the vicinity of desert. Qom is considered holy by Shi`a Islam, as it is the site of the shrine of Fatema Mæ'sume, sister of Imam `Ali ibn Musa Rida. The city is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world, and is a significant destination of pilgrimage. Qom is famous for a brittle toffee called "Souhan", considered a souvenir of the city and sold by 2000 to 2500 "Souhan" shops. Qom has developed into a lively industrial centre owing in part to its proximity to Tehran. It is a regional centre for the distribution of petroleum and petroleum products, and a natural gas pipeline from Bandar Anzali and Tehran and a crude-oil pipeline from Tehran run through Qom to the Abadan refinery on the Persian Gulf.

Definition of Qom in the English dictionary

The definition of Qom in the dictionary is a city in NW central Iran: a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims. Pop: 1 045 000.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE QOM

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Synonyms and antonyms of Qom in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Qom» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QOM

Find out the translation of Qom to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Qom from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Qom» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

库姆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Qom
570 millions of speakers

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Qom
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Qom
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

قم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Кум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Qom
270 millions of speakers

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কোম
260 millions of speakers

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Qom
220 millions of speakers

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Qom
190 millions of speakers

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Qom
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コム
130 millions of speakers

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85 millions of speakers

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Qom
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Qom
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கோம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रश्न
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kum
70 millions of speakers

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Qom
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kom
50 millions of speakers

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кум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Qom
30 millions of speakers
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Qom
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Qom
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Qom
10 millions of speakers
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Qom
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Trends of use of Qom

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QOM»

The term «Qom» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.948 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QOM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Qom

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QOM»

Discover the use of Qom in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Qom and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: A Historical ...
Qom Population: 1 million (2005 estimate) To many Iranians,Qom is the true capital of the Islamic Republic.Mother of the Islamic Revolution,the city of blood and uprising,this alter ego to Tehran traces its heritage as a pilgrimage site back two ...
Michael Dumper, Bruce E. Stanley, 2007
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Theology of Discontent: The Ideological Foundatation of the ...
Akhlaq-e Jensi dar Islam va ]ahan-e Gharb. Qom: Sadra, n.d. . Ashna'i ba Olum-e Islami: Mattteq va Falsafeh. Qom: Sadra, 1358/1979. . Bar-rasi-ye Feqhi Mas'aleh -ye Bimah. Tehran: Miqat, 1361/1982. . Bist Goftar. Qom: Sadra, 1358/1979.
Hamid Dabashi
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Dynamics of the Iranian Revolution: The Pahlavis' Triumph ...
For the Khomeini followers, Qom provided a magnificent opportunity to unify city and village mollahs across the country in defense of Islam. The ayatollah's demand for the shah's ouster superceded for the first time the secular opposition's ...
Jahangir Amuzegar, 1991
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Islamic Philosophy from Its Origin to the Present: ...
During the last few decades some of the most famous Persian philosophers can be said to belong to this category. As examples one can cite 'Allåmah abå†abå ̆¥, trained in Tabriz and resident in Qom, who journeyed to Tehran every other ...
Seyyed Hossein Nasr, 2006
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Superstition as Ideology in Iranian Politics: From Majlesi ...
Majlesi, M. B., Eqteqadat (Qom: Resalat, 1378). Majlesi, M. B., Haq al-Yaqin ( Tehran: Entesharat-e Rashidi, n.d.). Majlesi, M. B., Hayat al-Qolub, vol. 1, 'Tarikh- e Payambaran' (Qom: Entesharat Sorour, 1375). Majlesi, M. B., Hayat al-Qolub, vol.
Ali Rahnema, 2011
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Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi'i Iran
I spent most of my time in the cities of Qom and Mashhad, where the major Shi'i shrines are located. Qom is an unattractive, oppressive city on the border of the Salt Desert. It is 135 kilometers south of Tehran. Qom hosts the shrine of Ma' sumih ...
Shahla Haeri, 1989
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The Iranian Mojahedin
I Din al-lalam Qom and Qom 1984-77 Bahonsr, Hojjat 1933, Bazaari Kerman, In prison. Mohammad al-lslam Kerman Qom and 1964 Javad Tehran Univ. Beheshti. Ayatollah 1928, Clerical Isfahan, In prison, Mohammad Ufahan Qom and 19S4 ...
Ervand Abrahamian, 1992
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State, Religion, and Revolution in Iran, 1796 to the Present
a fair degree of certainty we can say that the multipolarity of Qom's leadership, the informality of the ulama's structural bonds, and the freedom of the sources of emulation to dispose of what they received as the “portion of Imam,” had something ...
Behrooz Moazami, 2013
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Iran
Sights Pilgrims come to Qom to see the shrine, and that's pretty much it. Southeast of the shrine the unremarkable Khan-e Khomeini (Ruhollah Sq), where Ayatollah Khomeini lived before being forced into exile, is of interest if you' re staying in ...
Andrew Burke, 2010
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The Madrasa in Asia: Political Activism and Transnational ...
Most of the girls want to continue their studies in Qom, which is, along with Najaf, the main centre of Shiai learning in the world. Every year, a committee from Qom visits Pakistan's best madrasas to select students; however, the number invited ...
Farish A. Noor, Yoginder Sikand, Martin van Bruinessen, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QOM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Qom is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fars, Qom governor generals appointed
TEHRAN - The new governor generals of the provinces of Fars and Qom were appointed on Wednesday, the government's official website dolat.ir reported. «Tehran Times, Jul 15»
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Access to electricity is linked to reduced sleep
They found this rare scenario in northeastern Argentina, with two Toba/Qom indigenous communities living about 50 kilometers (31 miles) apart. The first has ... «UW Today, Jun 15»
3
Rouhani wins over Qom, for now
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Iran's holy city of Qom, located about 130 kilometers (80 miles) southwest of Tehran, on Feb. 25. Qom is considered ... «Al-Monitor, Mar 15»
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Translation project completes Scripture for Qom
Juan Victorica, a Qom leader who led the Dec. 13 event, said that in the past people told the Qom that “being a Christian was making yourself like the people of ... «Mennonite World Review, Mar 15»
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Farsi Catechism translation offers hope of dialogue in Iran
Sponsored by the University of Religions and Denominations of Qom, Iran, the idea behind the translation of Catholic texts into Farsi arose in a context of ... «Catholic News Agency, Jan 15»
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Capitanich: death of Qom child in Chaco is an 'isolated event'
A day after a Qom child, whose photo spread like wildfire on social media, died of tuberculosis in Chaco province, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich denied ... «Buenos Aires Herald, Jan 15»
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Qom, Najaf call for improved relations with Saudi Arabia
Summary⎙ Print Prominent religious authorities in both Qom and Najaf have called on political leaders in their countries to improve their relations with Saudi ... «Al-Monitor, Dec 14»
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Holy city of Qom hosts confab on Takfiri extremism
Prominent Muslim scholars from more than 70 countries have come together in the Iranian city of Qom for a conference on Takfiri ideologies and threats. «Press TV, Nov 14»
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Najaf, Qom take different approaches in Iraq
Najaf and Qom have taken two different approaches in dealing with general political affairs in Shiite communities since the introduction of the idea of ... «Al-Monitor, Jul 14»
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Qom's Society of Seminary Teachers issues warning to Rouhani
The president of the Society Seminary Teachers of Qom, an influential religious conservative body, said that President Hassan Rouhani had been issued an ... «Al-Monitor, Jun 14»

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