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, Avroman , a mountainous region of the southern Zagros lying west of Sanandad̲j̲ (Senna) on the western border of Īrān. It extends for approximately 50 km. south-east from a point 46° 0′ E., 35° 30′ N., to the river Sīrwān. The Hawrāmān mountain (Avroman Dagh, 2626 m.) forms a northern extension of the S̲h̲āhō range, from which it is separated by the Sīrwān. Parallel to both ranges, east of the river, is the Kō (or Kūh-i) Sālān (2597 m.). The chief products of the area are various orchard fruits, walnuts, gall-apples and mastic.

The population is a branch of the Gūrān [q.v.] and numbers perhaps…

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MacKenzie, D.N., “Hawrāmān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2816>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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