Ecbatana

[ ek-bat-n-uh ]
/ ɛkˈbæt n ə /

noun

ancient name of Hamadan.

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Ecbatana
/ (ɛkˈbætənə) /

noun

an ancient city in Iran, on the site of modern Hamadān; capital of Media and royal residence of the Persians and Parthians
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