Ancient city in Dāḡestān on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, located at the entrance to the narrow pass between the Caucasus foothills and the sea. See DARBAND (1).


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 باب الابواب bab al abwab baab al abwaab



Originally Published: December 15, 1988

Last Updated: August 18, 2011

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