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Where the Shah ruled (4 letter answer)

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The answer IRAN is very common and appears about once every 37 puzzles.

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"___ my heedless ways": Dylan Thomas


IRAN as a noun:

1. (Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia) = a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil