from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Ashur.
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- proper n. One of the capitals of ancient Assyria.
- proper n. The name of the chief deity of the city (see Ashur).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an ancient Assyrian city.
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
From Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, "Assur"). (Wiktionary)