) or Qum or Kum
- a city in NW central Iran: a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims. Pop: 1 045 000
Example Sentences Including 'Qom'
Qom that Abdul Majid was knifed to death by "treacherous hands".
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Some of this money supports his Web site and communications network that, of necessity, must operate out of Qom in Iran.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Teheran early in January I978 before demonstrations on behalf of Khomeini began in the holy city of Qom.
The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
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