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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A ruined city of southwest Iran south of Hamaden. It was the capital of the kingdom of Elam and a capital of the Persian Empire under Cyrus the Great.

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  • proper noun historical the capital of Elam, on the site of present day Shush

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  • noun a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean

Etymologies

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From Latin Sūsa, from Ancient Greek Σοῦσα.

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