Cyrus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sī'rus), [key]
- (“the Elder” or “the Great”) c600–529 b.c., king of Persia 558?–529: founder of the Persian empire.
- (“the Younger”) 424?–401 b.c., Persian prince and satrap: leader of the armed conspiracy against his brother King Artaxerxes II.
- a male given name: from an Old Persian word meaning “throne.”
- cyrus (Thesaurus)