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  • proper noun historical the name of several Persian kings

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From Latin Artaxerxēs, from Ancient Greek Ἀρταξέρξης (Artakserksēs), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 (Artaxšaça, "whose rule is through truth"). Related to Old Armenian Արտաշէս (Artašēs).

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