Ecbatana(redirected from Ectabana)
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A city of ancient Media on the site of present-day Hamadan in western Iran. It was captured by Cyrus the Great in 549 bc and plundered by Alexander, Seleucus I, and Antiochus III.
(Placename) an ancient city in Iran, on the site of modern Hamadān; capital of Media and royal residence of the Persians and Parthians
Ec•bat•a•na(ɛkˈbæt n ə)
the ancient capital of Media: at the site of modern Hamadan in W Iran.