Elam

[ ee-luh m ]
/ ˈi ləm /

noun

an ancient kingdom E of Babylonia and N of the Persian Gulf. Capital: Susa.

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Elam
/ (ˈiːləm) /

noun

an ancient kingdom east of the River Tigris: established before 4000 bc; probably inhabited by a non-Semitic people
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