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 (so͞o′sə, -zə)
A ruined city of southwest Iran south of Hamaden. It was the capital of the kingdom of Elam and a capital of the Persian Empire under Cyrus the Great.


(Placename) an ancient city north of the Persian Gulf: capital of Elam and of the Persian Empire; flourished as a Greek polis under the Seleucids and Parthians. Biblical name: Shushan


(ˈsu sə, -sɑ)

a ruined city in W Iran: the capital of ancient Elam. Biblical name, Shushan.
Su′si•an (-zi ən) n., adj.
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So, if great things to small may be compar'd, XERXES, the Libertie of GREECE to yoke, From SUSA his MEMNONIAN Palace high Came to the Sea, and over HELLESPONT Bridging his way, EUROPE with ASIA joyn'd, And scourg'd with many a stroak th' indignant waves.
As the Persian imitated in the slender shafts and capitals of his architecture the stem and flower of the lotus and palm, so the Persian court in its magnificent era never gave over the nomadism of its barbarous tribes, but travelled from Ecbatana, where the spring was spent, to Susa in summer and to Babylon for the winter.
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Susa contains several layers of superimposed urban settlements in a continuous succession from the late 5th millennium BCE until the 13th century CE.
PD and PDL struck a deal to make war against the poor," the placards in Susa Valley read.
Carter argues for the possibility of secondary burials: "The different burial types--plain earth, jar, and vaulted tomb--may be evidence of a complex multi-stage burial rite in Susa .
Susa indicated that EGAS had raised its targeted number of citizens buying natural gas in Egypt from 750,000 to 1,750,000 citizens.
Residents of the area said the four police officers were guarding the check point which lies on the west gate of Susa near the Green Mountains, 260km east of Benghazi.
Above right, girls under-nine singles winner Cara Todd and runner-up Elena Baughman Sanders ALL SMILES Girls under-12 singles runner-up Tamara Susa and winner Long-Ching Cheung, also runner-up in the under-14 singles.
It will also help that Susa is in the United Kingdom next week, and would be able to finalise the details of a five-year contract quickly if the two teams can reach an agreement.
Seralles USA' executives in attendance to accept their Growth Brand Award for Don Q included John Gomatos, Southeastern regional manager at SUSA; John Meisler, Midwestern regional manager at SUSA; Denis Johnston, South Central regional manager at SUSA; Yisell Muxo, national field marketing director at SUSA; John Eason, vice president and national sales manager at SUSA; Roberto Serralles; vice president of new business development at Destileria Serralles; Tom Conte, Northeast regional manager of on-premise national accounts at SUSA; John Katopodis, western regional manager at SUSA; and Cathy McEachern, CFO at SUSA.
Efes first attained importance in the first century BC, due to its position as a sheltered harbour and the starting point of the royal road leading to Susa, the capital of the Persian Empire.