Mitanni

noun Mi·tan·ni \ mə̇ˈtanē \

Definition of Mitanni

plural Mitanni or Mitannis
1 a :an ancient Subaraean people with an Indo-Iranian ruling class having a kingdom in northern Mesopotamia that was dominant in Mesopotamia and northern Syria from the end of the 15th to the middle of the 14th century b.c.
b :a member of these people
2 :the language of the Mitanni people that was of uncertain relationship

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