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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of Assyria (705–681) who invaded Judah, destroyed Babylon (689), and rebuilt Nineveh.

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  • noun king of Assyria who invaded Judea twice and defeated Babylon and rebuilt Nineveh after it had been destroyed by Babylonians (died in 681 BC)

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