Elam definition

  • others:
    • An ancient country of southwest Asia in present-day southwest Iran. It was set up eastern for the Tigris River before 3000 B.C. and was recognized for its warlike folks, usually thought to be descended from Noah's son Shem.
  • proper-noun:
    • an old society established in what is now south-western Iran before 3000 BC; its money had been Susa and its own residents were Elamites; understood in ancient times as Susiana
  • noun:
    • an old nation in southwestern Asia toward east associated with the Tigris River (in what is contemporary Iran); had been known for its warlike individuals

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