Elam


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E·lam

 (ē′ləm) also Su·si·a·na (so͞o′zē-ä′nə, -ăn′ə)
An ancient country of southwest Asia located in what is now southwest Iran. Established before 3000 bc, Elam was frequently in conflict with Mesopotamian kingdoms during the next three millennia. Elam was eventually absorbed into the Persian Empire, although the Elamite language continued to be written until the 4th century bc.

Elam

(ˈiːləm)
n
(Placename) an ancient kingdom east of the River Tigris: established before 4000 bc; probably inhabited by a non-Semitic people

E•lam

(ˈi ləm)

n.
an ancient kingdom E of Babylonia and N of the Persian Gulf. Cap.: Susa.
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Noun1.Elam - an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran)Elam - an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
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Few men knew Elam Harnish by any other name than Burning Daylight, the name which had been given him in the early days in the land because of his habit of routing his comrades out of their blankets with the complaint that daylight was burning.
And for twelve years Elam Harnish had continued to grope for gold among the shadows of the Circle.
At the end of the reel, Elam Harnish called the house up to drink again.
Golcar keeper Paul Crossley made several good saves and the home side levelled late on through a Joe Davies after player-manager Elam had scored a hat trick.
Although he was technically released on that misdemeanor charge, the Iowa officers kept him on the arson warrant out of Texas, Elam said.
They seized this opportunity to remind people of their existence -- particularly ELAM which will have candidates in next year's parliamentary elections -- and publicise their fierce opposition to any settlement.
Elam, aged 44, of Meadow House, Upper Spon Street, Coventry, pleaded guilty at the crown court in Leamington to the attempted rape of his victim.
And experts had a forensic match to Elam after finding his skin cells under her fingernails.
12 and 13, the Tribune reported, Elam and the unknown third person set up accounts and deposited checks, each worth approximately $25,000, at TCF Banks in the area.
Hunter Elam has successfully developed, owned and sold several multi-million high tech companies.
The most likely economic effects would be a reduction of performance-based competition among growers, a reduced rate of capital investment, a reduced rate of efficiency gains, higher chicken prices, and reduced chicken exports," Elam said, adding that the study indicated that the cost burden from all identified sources increases over time, reaching about $337 million per year in 2015.
The cost burden from all identified sources increases over time, Elam wrote, reaching about $337 million per year in 2015.