Elam

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See also: elam, Élam, and -elam

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrew עֵילָם(ʿēlām), from Akkadian 𒉏𒈠𒆠 (ELAM.MAKI /elamtu/), from Sumerian 𒉏𒆠 (ELAMKI /Elam/), from Elamite 𒄬𒆷𒁶𒋾 (ḫalla-tam₆-ti /haltamti/).

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Elam

  1. (historical) An ancient civilization established in what is now south-western Iran before 3000 BC; its capital was Susa and its inhabitants were Elamites; known in classical times as Susiana.
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Elam

  1. A surname.

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Elam m

  1. Elam (an ancient civilisation in southwestern Iran)

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