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Parthian adj
1 pertaining to Parthia or its people or language or culture; "Parthian archeology"
2 delivered at the moment of parting as if in flight or retreat; "paused to deliver a parting shot at the door"; "a Parthian volley of expletives from Uncle Billy"- Bret Harte [syn: parting] n : a native or inhabitant of Parthia

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English

Noun

  1. A native or inhabitant of Parthia.
  2. The language spoken in Parthia.

Adjective

Parthian
  1. Relating to Parthia.
  2. Delivered as if in retreat.
    ''A Parthian shot.

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