[ puh-sahr-guh-dee ]
/ pəˈsɑr gəˌdi /
an ancient ruined city in S Iran, NE of Persepolis: an early capital of ancient Persia; tomb of Cyrus the Great.
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, pas allé
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How to use Pasargadae in a sentence
To meet the costs of government and the army, Cyrus collected a large treasure, which he deposited in his palace at Pasargadae.
My old nurse, Stephanion, whom my father brought a captive from Sinope to Pasargadae.
Curtius tells us that 6,000 talents were captured at Pasargadae.
Meanwhile Cyrus and Oebares after a brave struggle had been compelled to retire to Pasargadae.
British Dictionary definitions for Pasargadae
an ancient city in Persia, northeast of Persepolis in present-day Iran: built by Cyrus the Great
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