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Meaning of Behistun

Be•his•tun

Pronunciation: (bā"hi-stn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a ruined town in W Iran: site of a cliff that bears on its face a cuneiform inscription in Old Persian, Elamite, and Babylonian that provided a key for the decipherment of cuneiform in other languages.
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