Persian Empire

Persian Empire
noun
an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
Syn: ↑Persia
Members of this Region: ↑peri
Instance Hypernyms: ↑empire, ↑imperium
Part Holonyms: ↑Asia

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Persia (def. 1).

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