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Persepolis

[per-sep-uh-lis] /pərˈsɛp ə lɪs/
noun
1.
an ancient capital of Persia: its imposing ruins are in S Iran, about 30 miles (48 km) NE of Shiraz.
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Persepolitan
[pur-suh-pol-i-tn] /ˌpɜr səˈpɒl ɪ tn/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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Persepolis

/pəˈsɛpəlɪs/
noun
1.
the capital of ancient Persia in the Persian Empire and under the Seleucids: founded by Darius; sacked by Alexander the Great in 330 bc
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