Pronunciation: (kûr'du-stan"; Pers. kOOr"di-stän'), [key]
1. a mountain and plateau region in SE Turkey, NW Iran, and N Iraq: inhabited largely by Kurds. 74,000 sq. mi. (191,660 sq. km).
2. any of several types of rugs woven by the Kurds of Turkey or Iran.
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