Persepolitan

adjective

Per·​se·​pol·​i·​tan
¦pərsə¦pälətᵊn
: of or relating to the ancient city of Persepolis

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Jun. 2024.

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