Persepolitan

adjective
Per·​se·​pol·​i·​tan | \ ¦pərsə¦pälətᵊn \

Definition of Persepolitan

: of or relating to the ancient city of Persepolis

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History and Etymology for Persepolitan

from Persepolis, ancient capital of Persia situated about 30 miles northeast of present-day Shiraz, Iran, after such pairs as English metropolis : metropolitan

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“Persepolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Persepolitan. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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