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Shushan

[shoo-shan, -shahn] /ˈʃu ʃæn, -ʃɑn/
noun
1.
Biblical name of Susa.
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  • There are other bowers of roses in Shushan whither the women can go.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster F. Marion Crawford
  • And in Shushan the palace the Jews slew and destroyed five hundred men.

  • The Hebrew word Shushan was a generic name given to a mixture of flowers, exactly as we now talk of ferns, herbs, or grass.

    The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
  • Hanani, Nehemiah's brother, had left Shushan for a distant land.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • Twelve long years, and in all probability no news had reached the family in Shushan of the absent Hanani.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • "Thou who wouldst crucify me upon Shushan," he said through his teeth.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster F. Marion Crawford
  • Nehemiah had brought with him from Shushan a large following of faithful servants or slaves; on these he could thoroughly rely.

    The King's Cup-Bearer Amy Catherine Walton
  • "You must have seen Zoroaster very often before he left Shushan," she said.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster F. Marion Crawford
  • Salome was clad in the barbaric splendor of a woman of Shushan.

    A Witch Shall Be Born Robert E. Howard
  • The exact site of Shushan (Susa) is a subject of some doubt among modern geographers.

British Dictionary definitions for Shushan

Shushan

/ˈʃuːʃæn/
noun
1.
the Biblical name for Susa
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