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  • noun Plural form of Assyrian.

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Examples

  • Meanwhile, as the refugee problem broadened, the High Commissioner's mandate was broadened to take in Assyrians, Assyro-Chaldeans, and Turkish refugees.

    Nansen International Office for Refugees - History of Organization

  • Those whom we call Assyrians, a people who rose to power and glory at a much more recent date, drew the seeds of their civilization from their more precocious neighbour.

    A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1

  • Jehoiachin his son reigned in his stead -- The very brief reign of this prince, which lasted only three months, during which he was a humble vassal of the Assyrians, is scarcely deserving to be taken into account, and therefore is in no way contradictory to the prophetic menace denounced against his father (Jer 36: 30).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • We have the story at large 2 Kings xvii. 6, &c., where the cause of the ruin of that once flourishing kingdom by the Assyrians is shown to be their forsaking the

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • But we chose to use the name Assyrians because it is the only term that includes other names such as Chaldeans, Syriacs, etc.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • Turkmen of Iraq also call upon the Iraqi Journalists Union, and all Iraqi and international organizations defending the rights of journalists, to move immediately to the authorities of the Iraqi government at the highest levels for the protection of the Turkmen, Arabs and Assyrians from the Kurdish oppression that are carried by Kurdish parties in North of Iraq.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • These Arameans who call themselves "Assyrians" - a term invented in the 19th century by the Western spiritual colonial activities in the Middle-East, are those engaged in terrorism and wage an immense ware against Aramean people, their own flesh and blood.

    American Chronicle

  • Today those Arameans who call themselves "Assyrians" - the unholy product of the Western immorality - taunt and terrorize the Aramean nation by spreading lies and fallacies.

    American Chronicle

  • There is a massacre of the Assyrians, which is celebrated rapturously in downtown Baghdad.

    Re: Honesty, History, And A College Of History And Law

  • The Assyrians were the first to use iron for anything besides ornaments.

    The Moon of Skulls

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