persia

Noun
  • An empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC (synset 108932615)
  • A theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia
    Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935
    Rich in oil (synset 108930441)

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