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.
Biblical name Shushan.

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Elam

[ ee-luh m ]
/ ˈi ləm /

noun

an ancient kingdom E of Babylonia and N of the Persian Gulf. Capital: Susa.
Also called Susiana.
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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

British Dictionary definitions for susa (2 of 2)

Elam

/ (ˈiːləm) /

noun

an ancient kingdom east of the River Tigris: established before 4000 bc; probably inhabited by a non-Semitic people
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