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[shoo-shan, -shahn]
  1. Biblical name of Susa.
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Historical Examples of shushan

  • Salome was clad in the barbaric splendor of a woman of Shushan.

    A Witch Shall Be Born

    Robert E. Howard

  • And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city Shushan was perplexed.

  • And in Shushan the palace the Jews slew and destroyed five hundred men.

  • Hanani, Nehemiah's brother, had left Shushan for a distant land.

    The King's Cup-Bearer

    Amy Catherine Walton

  • Who is this that I see coming out of that palace gate of Shushan?

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage

British Dictionary definitions for shushan


  1. the Biblical name for Susa
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