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Meaning of "Ctesiphon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CTESIPHON

Ctesiphon  [ˈtɛsɪˌfɒn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CTESIPHON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ctesiphon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CTESIPHON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ctesiphon

Ctesiphon

Ctesiphon /ˈtɛsɨfɒn/ was the imperial capital of the Parthian Empire and the Sasanian Empire. It was one of the great cities of late ancient Mesopotamia. It was situated across the Tigris from where the Greek city of Seleucia stood and south of ancient Babylon. Today, the remains of the city lie in Baghdad Governorate, Iraq, approximately 35 km south of the city of Baghdad. Ctesiphon was the largest city in the world from 570 until its fall in 637 during the Muslim conquests.

Definition of Ctesiphon in the English dictionary

The definition of Ctesiphon in the dictionary is an ancient city on the River Tigris about 100 km above Babylon. First mentioned in 221 bc, it was destroyed in the 7th and 8th centuries ad.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CTESIPHON


antistrophon
ænˈtɪstrəfɒn
Bellerophon
bəˈlɛrəˌfɒn
chiffon
ʃɪˈfɒn
colophon
ˈkɒləˌfɒn
ethephon
ˈɛθəˌfɒn
euphon
ˈjuːfɒn
fon
fɒn
harmoniphon
hɑːˈmɒnɪˌfɒn
phon
fɒn
plafond
pləˈfɒn
trichlorfon
traɪˈklɔːfɒn
trichlorphon
traɪˈklɔːfɒn
Typhon
ˈtaɪfɒn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CTESIPHON

CT scan
CT scanner
CTC
ctene
ctenidia
ctenidium
cteniform
ctenoid
ctenophoran
ctenophore
ctn
CTO
CTR
cts
CTT
CTU
CTV
cu
Cu-bop

WORDS THAT END LIKE CTESIPHON

antiphon
archon
cabochon
chon
cornichon
gryphon
half-marathon
marathon
McMahon
Nihon
polyphon
python
siphon
soda siphon
syphon
telethon
the Comrades Marathon
thermosiphon
thon
Xenophon

Synonyms and antonyms of Ctesiphon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Ctesiphon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CTESIPHON

Find out the translation of Ctesiphon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Ctesiphon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Ctesiphon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

泰西封
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ctesiphon
570 millions of speakers

English

Ctesiphon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ctesiphon
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المدائن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ктесифон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ctesifonte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Ctesiphon
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ctésiphon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ctesiphon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ctesiphon
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クテシフォン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Ctesiphon
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ctesiphon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ctesiphon
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Ctesiphon
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सीटीशॉन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ctesiphon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ctesifonte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ktezyfon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ктесифон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ctesifon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ctesiphon
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ctesiphon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ctesiphon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ctesiphon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ctesiphon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CTESIPHON»

The term «Ctesiphon» is normally little used and occupies the 118.256 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CTESIPHON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ctesiphon

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CTESIPHON»

Discover the use of Ctesiphon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ctesiphon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Demosthenes. Speeches of Æschines against Ctesiphon and ...
Is not Ctesiphon the defendant ? Are not the damages undefined bylaw? Are you not free from all risk of person, property, and reputation ?" What, then, is the subject of his anxiety? Golden crowns and illegal proclamations in the theatre ...
‎1852
2
A literal translation of the Oration of Æschines against ...
... for it is not a head, but an estate, the man has. LXXIII. Concerning Ctesiphon, the author of the decree, I wish to state a few particulars; the reater number I shall pass over, in order that may make trial of you, whether you can distinguish ...
Aeschines, Daniel SPILLAN, 1823
3
Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity
As after the taking of Maoza- malcha, Julian rewarded the brave with crowns, again reviving a practice a long time dead.26 At last, Julian stood beneath the walls of Ctesiphon, his objective, the walls that Trajan, Avidius Cassius, Severus, and ...
J. E. Lendon, 2006
4
Aeschines Against Ctesiphon: On the Crown (1889)
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Rufus Byam Richardson, 2008
5
637: Siege of Ctesiphon, Siege of Jerusalem, Covenant of ...
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
LLC Books, 2010
6
Battle of Ctesiphon
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Battle of Ctesiphon took place on May 29, 363 between the armies of Roman Emperor Julian and the Sassanid King Shapur II outside the walls of the Persian capital Ctesiphon.
Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn, 2013
7
Former Settlements in Iraq: Ur, Ctesiphon, Nineveh, Eridu, ...
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
Books LLC, 2010
8
A Medical History of Persia and the Eastern Caliphate: From ...
The Parthian kings were wont to pitch their tents in the plain between Seleucia and Ctesiphon and, swelled by the followers and hangers-on of the court, the little village of Ctesiphon had developed into a large city. The Roman invasion under ...
Cyril Elgood, 2010
9
Buildings and Structures in Iraq: Hanging Gardens of ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
General Books LLC, Source Wikipedia, Books, LLC, 2010
10
E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936
When the Muslims, pendiug the building of a mosque of their own, used the great hall of the Iw5n provisionally after the capture of Ctesiphon, the paintings remained there intact and were still to be seen two centuries later. For example in the ...
M. Th. Houtsma, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CTESIPHON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ctesiphon is used in the context of the following news items.
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Terrorism leaves Western travellers cut off from lands of wonder
You could sit beneath the span of the great mud-brick arch of Ctesiphon in silence and muse on the fate of conquerors while a single goon with ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
2
Great Mosque of Samarra to Ziggurat of Ur: Iraq's ancient wonders
Ancient Arch of Ctesiphon: Ctesiphon was built on the site of a military camp that was established across from Seleucia by Mithridates I of ... «IBNLive, Jun 15»
3
Book review: Thunder of the Gods by Anthony Riches
When all does not go to plan, he is forced to travel to the enemy capital of Ctesiphon where he must try to persuade the Parthian empire's King ... «Lancashire Evening Post, Apr 15»
4
This Week in World War I, April 4-11, 1915
The British advanced to within 25 miles of Baghdad before they finally met stiff Turkish resistance at the Battle of Ctesiphon on November 22. «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
5
Iran and the Yemeni Hornet's Nest
Iran's first intervention came in the 6th century CE when Yemeni Prince Sayf Ibn Dhi-Yazan traveled to the Sassanid capital Ctesiphon ... «Asharq Alawsat English, Mar 15»
6
Persia's Christian Roots
The Parthians had ruled from different capitals, including Seleucia-Ctesiphon in modern Iraq, but the Sassanids definitively chose that as their ... «Patheos, Mar 15»
7
ISIS militants bulldoze Iraq's biblical city of Nimrud
... birthplace of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and the imperial capitals of Arab and Iranian empires in Samarra, Baghdad and Ctesiphon. «Haaretz, Mar 15»
8
Boko Haram Kills 68, Including Children, in NE Nigeria
... birthplace of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and the imperial capitals of Arab and Iranian empires in Samarra, Baghdad and Ctesiphon. «Outlook, Mar 15»
9
A Bad Agreement with Iran Will Undermine Middle East Stability
... capital of the Sassanid Persians, Ctesiphon) and Damascus (which was the capital of the Islamic empire during the Umayyad dynasty). «Right Side News, Mar 15»
10
Assyrians: Ancient Christian community new to Syria
In 37 AD, Thaddeus was the first bishop of Seleucie-Ctesiphon, the capital of Parthia that is near to Baghdad, while Thomas left for India. «Yahoo News, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ctesiphon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ctesiphon>. Oct 2020 ».
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