Shushan
geographical name — see Susa

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • SHUSHAN — (Heb. שׁוּשָׁן or הַבִּירָה שׁוּשַׁן, Susa; Palace of Shushan ; Akk. Šu ša an, Šu (ú) ši; Elamitic, Šu šu un; Gr. Σοῦσα), capital of elam and one of the capitals of the Persian Empire, present day Qal a e Shush, Iran, on the Shaur River (Elamitic …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shushan — [sho͞o′shän΄] Biblical name for SUSA …   English World dictionary

  • Shushan — District de Shushan Shǔshān Qū · 蜀山区 Pays Chine Statut administratif District Province Anhui Préfecture Hefei Code postal 230000[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shushan — Der Stadtbezirk Shushan (chinesisch 蜀山区 Shushan Qu) ist ein Stadtbezirk der bezirksfreien Stadt Hefei in der chinesischen Provinz Anhui. Er hat eine Fläche von 129 km² und zählt 370.000 Einwohner (2004). Administrative Gliederung Auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shushan —    A lily, the Susa of Greek and Roman writers, once the capital of Elam. It lay in the uplands of Susiana, on the east of the Tigris, about 150 miles to the north of the head of the Persian Gulf. It is the modern Shush, on the northwest of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Shushan — /shooh shan, shahn/, n. Biblical name of Susa. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shushan — Susa, NRSV, REB, NJB: the capital city of the kings of Persia (Esther 1:2) where Daniel [[➝ Daniel, book of]] saw a vision in the third year of the reign of King Belshazzar (Dan. 8:2) …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Shushan — Shu•shan [[t]ˈʃu ʃæn, ʃɑn[/t]] n. bib geg Biblical name of Susa …   From formal English to slang

  • Shushan — /ˈʃuʃæn/ (say shoohshan) noun the biblical name of Susa1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shushan — /shooh shan, shahn/, n. Biblical name of Susa …   Useful english dictionary

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