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Arak

Arak (äräk´), city (1991 pop. 331,354), Tehran prov., W central Iran. A center for agricultural trade as well as for road and rail, the city is also known for its rugs, pottery, metalwork, and carpets. Founded c.1800, Arak was formerly known as Sultanabad.

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arak (arack) (Greek: ouzo; Turkish: raki.) Arabic; anise‐ and liquorice‐flavoured spirit. Also used generally in the Middle and Far East to mean any one of a variety of spirits, often distilled from fermented dates or palm wine.

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