Assyria

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geographical name As·syr·ia \ə-ˈsir-ē-ə\
variants: or biblical

Assur

\ä-ˈsu̇r, ˈä-ˌsu̇r\play or

Ashur

\ˈä-ˌshu̇r\play

Definition of Assyria

  1. ancient empire of western Asia extending along the middle course of the Tigris River and over foothills to the east; early capital Calah, later capital Nineveh


ASSYRIA Defined for English Language Learners

Assyria

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

Definition of Assyria for English Language Learners

  • : empire in ancient western Asia



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