from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A religious as well as a secular designation applied to rulers of some of the city states of ancient Chaldea, as Lagash or Shirpurla, who were conceived to be direct representatives of the tutelary god of the place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The native title of the local rulers of the ancient cities of Babylonia.


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