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Susa

[ soo-suh, -sah ]
/ ˈsu sə, -sɑ /
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noun
a ruined city in W Iran: the capital of ancient Elam; palaces of Darius and Artaxerxes I; stele containing the Code of Hammurabi discovered here.
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Biblical name Shushan.
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Susa
/ (ˈsuːsə) /

noun
an ancient city north of the Persian Gulf: capital of Elam and of the Persian Empire; flourished as a Greek polis under the Seleucids and ParthiansBiblical name: Shushan
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