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Assyria

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geographical name As·syr·ia \ə-ˈsir-ē-ə\

Simple Definition of Assyria

  • : empire in ancient western Asia

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Assyria

  1. ancient empire W Asia extending along middle Tigris & over foothills to the E; early ∗ Calah, later ∗ Nineveh

Variants of assyria

or biblical

Assur

play \ä-ˈsu̇r, ˈä-ˌ\ or

Ashur

play \ˈä-ˌshu̇r\

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