Definitions for SUSAˈsu sə, -sɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Su•saˈsu sə, -sɑ(n.)

  1. a ruined city in W Iran: the capital of ancient Elam.

    Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)

    Ref: Biblical name, Shushan.

Su′si•an-zi ən(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sousse, Susa, Susah(noun)

    a port city in eastern Tunisia on the Mediterranean


  1. Susa(ProperNoun)

    the capital of Elam, on the site of present day Shush

  2. Origin: From Susa, from Σοῦσα.


  1. Susa

    Susa was an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about 250 km east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers. The modern Iranian town of Shush is located at the site of ancient Susa. Shush is the administrative capital of the Shush County of Iran's Khuzestan province. It had a population of 64,960 in 2005.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Susa

    an ancient city of Persia, now in ruins, that spread over an area of 3 sq. m., on the Kerkha, 250 m. SE. of Bagdad; was for long the favourite residence of the Persian kings, the ruins of whose famous palace, described in Esther, are still extant.

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