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Pronounced Pron. ZURK-seez(English)
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Meaning & History

Greek form of the Persian name Khshayarsha, which meant "ruler over heroes". This was a 5th-century BC king of Persia, the son of Darius the Great. He attempted an invasion of Greece, which ended unsuccessfully at the battle of Salamis.
Other Languages & CulturesKhshayarsha(Ancient Persian)
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