HyperDic: persian_empire

English > 1 sense of the expression Persian Empire:
NOUNlocationPersian Empire, Persiaan 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
English > Persian Empire: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn 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.
SynonymPersia
Instance ofempire, imperiumThe domain ruled by an emperor or empress
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
Region ofperi(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done

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