Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest city of Armenia south of Tbilisi, Georgia. An ancient city founded on the site of a fortress established in the eighth century B.C., it was strategically important as a trade center on caravan routes linking Transcaucasia and India after the seventh century A.D. Population: 1,100,000.

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  • proper n. An ancient city in the Caucasus, now capital of Armenia.

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  • n. capital of Armenia

Etymologies

From Armenian Երևան (Erevan). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • YEREVAN -- A top Armenian lawmaker says Yerevan will not agree to renewed discussions on the

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has publicly honored a young Armenian activist who was prosecuted for publicizing alleged sexual and other abuse at a Yerevan boarding school,

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian today urged Turkey to act on its fence-mending agreements with Yerevan, warning that a continued delay could roll back the "historic" rapprochement between the two countries, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- A former teacher at a Yerevan school for children with special needs has admitted to sexually and physically abusing his students in a high-profile trial, RFE/RL's Armenian

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- Two former Armenian Defense Ministry officials have admitted to disclosing a secret government order paving the way for military involvement in suppressing the deadly 2008 opposition protests in Yerevan, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.

    Spero News

  • YEREVAN -- An Armenian government minister says Yerevan is seeking as much as $1 billion in loans from China to finance a railway link to neighboring Iran, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- The principal of a Yerevan boarding school for children with special needs has been dismissed following the imprisonment of a former teacher convicted of sexually and physically abusing female students, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • YEREVAN -- A Yerevan court has upheld the city administration's decision to ban the opposition

    Spero News

  • YEREVAN (Reuters) - Russia yesterday urged Armenia and Turkey to move ahead with an historic rapprochement and Yerevan said it hoped Ankara was not blocking ratification of their deal to end a century of hostility.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 8/1/10

  • YEREVAN: Armenian and Turkish efforts to establish ties after decades of hostility hit fresh snags Wednesday after Ankara accused Yerevan of trying to set new conditions on the historic deal.

    The Daily Star > News Feed

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