plural -s
: the great hall in ancient Persian palaces

Word History


Old Persian apadāna palace, from apa- away + dāna container, receptacle, from to put, make, create; akin to Avestan & Sanskrit apa away and to Avestan dadāitī he puts, gives, Sanskrit dadhāti

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“Apadana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apadana. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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