Definition of Persepolis in English:

Persepolis

proper noun

  • A city in ancient Persia, situated to the north-east of Shiraz. It was founded in the late 6th century bc by Darius I as the ceremonial capital of Persia under the Achaemenid dynasty. The city's impressive ruins include functional and ceremonial buildings and cuneiform inscriptions in Old Persian, Elamite, and Akkadian.

Pronunciation

Persepolis

/pəˈsɛpəlɪs/