[soo-zee-uh n]


a native or inhabitant of Susa or Susiana.


of or relating to Susa or Susiana.

Origin of Susian

First recorded in 1560–70; Sus(a), Sus(iana) + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for susian


noun, adjective

another word for Elamite

Word Origin for Susian

C16: from Susiana, a province of the ancient Persian Empire with its capital at Susa
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