What is another word for Susiana?

Pronunciation: [sˌuːziːˈanə] (IPA)

Susiana is a historical region located in southwestern Iran, often referred to as Elam or the land of the Elamites. It was a significant center of ancient civilization and culture for thousands of years, dating back to the 3rd millennium BCE. The region is also known by several other names, including Khuzestan, Shush, and Susa. Some lesser-known synonyms for Susiana include Elymais, Anshan, and Susis. These names were used by different groups of people who occupied the region throughout history, including the Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, and Sassanian empires. The legacy of Susiana continues to be felt in the modern era, with the region's contributions to literature, art, and religion still inspiring people around the world.

Synonyms for Susiana:

What are the hypernyms for Susiana?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    region, archaeological site, geographical location, historical region, Ancient settlement, Archaeological Remnant, Former Civilization, Historical Geographical Location, Historical Landmark, ancient region.

Usage examples for Susiana

Beside these, he overcame Persia, and Susiana, and Caspiana, and many other small nations.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker
To these are added the Dacians, Hyrcanians, Derbicians, Carmanians, Parthians, with all Persis and Susiana, and the numerous nations upon the Caspian sea.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)"
Jacob Bryant
Finally, in this direction, there seem to have been near Lake Zerrah, in Persia, Negrito tribes who are probably aboriginal, and may have formed the historic black guard of the ancient kings of Susiana.
"A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients"
Edward Tyson

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