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  • proper noun Name of several kings in Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, 6th to 4th century BCE.
  • proper noun A male given name.


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From Latin Darius, from Ancient Greek Δαρεῖος (Dareios), from Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁 (Dārayavauš, "Upholder of good").


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  • LOGAN SMALLEY, DIRECTOR, "DARIUS GOES WEST:" When Mario first asked me to take care of Darius, I definitely didn't understand what exactly it meant.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2009

  • DARIUS THE GREAT, 521-485 B.C. The reign of Darius, the successor of C.mbyses, was marked by further extensions of the frontiers.

    Early European History

  • We are certain Darius 'personal and professional background will be an asset to our board.

    Jack London Foundation Board of Directors 2005

  • •Injuries: Jaguars: Out: S Donovin Darius (ankle, on IR), QB Byron Leftwich (ankle).

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  • Probable: S Donovin Darius (knee), DT Montavious Stanley (knee), DE Marcellus Wiley (groin).

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  • Only Smith, Taylor, tight end Kyle Brady and safety Donovin Darius (injured reserve) remain from the Jacksonville team that made the playoffs in 1999. - Scores

  • The Jaguars also lost safety Donovin Darius with a sprained left knee in the second quarter. - Scores

  • Jaguars safety Donovin Darius had a pair of interceptions, including one in the end zone with just over four minutes left in the game.

  • Moss straddled the back of the end zone, leaped over the shoulder of safety Donovin Darius and caught a pass from Daunte Culpepper, snapping a 13-13 tie with 5: 34 left.

  • Jaguars safety Donovin Darius was ejected in the fourth quarter for a helmet-jarring, clothesline hit on receiver Robert


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