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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mythology The principal Assyrian deity.

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  • proper n. the head of the Assyrian pantheon, later identified with Anshar
  • proper n. the city of Assur
  • proper n. a common given name among Assyrian people
  • proper n. grandson of Noah in Genesis

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
  • n. chief god of the Assyrians; god of military prowess and empire; identified with Babylonian Anshar

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