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Persepolis

[ per-sep-uh-lis ]
/ pərˈsɛp ə lɪs /
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noun

an ancient capital of Persia: its imposing ruins are in S Iran, about 30 miles (48 km) NE of Shiraz.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Persepolis

Per·se·pol·i·tan [pur-suh-pol-i-tn], /ˌpɜr səˈpɒl ɪ tn/, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Persepolis

Persepolis
/ (pəˈsɛpəlɪs) /

noun

the capital of ancient Persia in the Persian Empire and under the Seleucids: founded by Darius; sacked by Alexander the Great in 330 bc
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