[ ee-luh-mahyt ]
/ ˈi ləˌmaɪt /
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of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language.
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Words nearby Elamite
Elagabalus, Elaine, elaiosome, El Alamein, Elam, Elamite, Elamitic, élan, élancé, eland, élan vital
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How to use Elamite in a sentence
Merodach-Baladan had made every preparation to meet the coming attack, and the Elamite king had engaged to help him.Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce
Six years later he was carried off to Elam and a new king, Nergal-yusezib, appointed in his place by the Elamite monarch.
The Babylonians had sent the treasures of the temple of Bel to the Elamite monarch, begging his help.
There is a reference to an Elamite raid which, although repulsed, may be regarded as proof of disturbed political conditions.
When Hammurabi came to the throne he had apparently to recognize the overlordship of the Elamite king or his royal son at Larsa.
British Dictionary definitions for Elamite
/ (ˈiːləˌmaɪt) /
an inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Elam
Also called: Elamitic, Susian the extinct language of this people, of no known relationship, recorded in cuneiform inscriptions dating from the 25th to the 4th centuries bc
of or relating to Elam, its people, or their language
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