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Iran-geles

Iran-geles
 n.— «The US, they told me, was a good place and many Iranians migrated there, especially to Los Angeles, which they had taken to calling “Iran-geles.”» —“Sky’s the limit for Iran’s night callers” by Glenda Kwek Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) June 22, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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