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satrap
the governor of a province of the ancient Persian Empire
steppes
a broad, somewhat arid grass plain, especially the great plains in southeast Russia and southwest Asia
Purim
a Jewish spring holiday that commemorates the saving from extinction of the ancient Persian Jewish community, as related in the Old Testament
courier
someone who delivers messages, packages, and the like, esp. for a government or business
spurred
having or wearing spurs
relay stations
the locations normally occupied by two or more people or crews that alternate with or follow each other in carrying out a task or running a race
edict
an order or decree proclaimed by someone in authority
scepter
a ceremonial staff that symbolizes a monarch's power
fast
to cease to eat food