Susian


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Susian

(ˈsuːzɪən)
n, adj
1. (Historical Terms) another word for Elamite
2. (Languages) another word for Elamite
3. (Languages) another word for Elamite
[C16: from Susiana, a province of the ancient Persian Empire with its capital at Susa]
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Noun1.Susian - an extinct ancient language of unknown affinitiesSusian - an extinct ancient language of unknown affinities; spoken by the Elamites
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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Scores of militants were killed and wounded in the army attacks on their positions in the towns of Al-Bab, Qabasin, Beza and Susian.
Khuzistan, meaning the Land of the Khuzi refers to the original inhabitants of this province, the Susian people, Old Persian Huza or Huja (as in the inscription at the tomb of King Darius I at Naqsh-e Rostam, (the Shushan of the Hebrew sources) where it is recorded as inscription as Hauja or Huja.
Executive Education Director, Susian Brooks further stressed the wider importance of educating already successful women and helping them to become confident leaders: "The women chosen to attend the programme already hold significant positions in their financial institutions -- they currently play a key role in the advancement of the region's economic development and their influence is only set to grow.