Persepolis(redirected from Naqsh-e-Rostam)
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An ancient city of Persia northeast of modern Shiraz in southwest Iran. It was the ceremonial capital of Darius I and his successors. Its ruins include the palaces of Darius and Xerxes and a citadel that contained the treasury looted by Alexander the Great.
(Placename) the capital of ancient Persia in the Persian Empire and under the Seleucids: founded by Darius; sacked by Alexander the Great in 330 bc
Per•sep•o•lis(pərˈsɛp ə lɪs)
an ancient capital of Persia: its ruins are near Shiraz in SW Iran.
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|Noun||1.||Persepolis - an ancient city that was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire; now in ruins|