Elam

geographical name
\ ˈē-ləm How to pronounce Elam (audio) \
variants: or Susiana \ ˌsü-​zē-​ˈa-​nə How to pronounce Elam (audio) , -​ˈä-​ , -​ˈā-​ \

Definition of Elam

ancient kingdom in southwestern Asia at the head of the Persian Gulf east of Babylonia; capital Susa

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Elamite \ ˈē-​lə-​ˌmīt How to pronounce Elam (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Elam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elam. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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