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Synonyms of persia

Noun


1. Persia, Persian Empire

usage: 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

2. Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia

usage: 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

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