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As·sur

 (ä′so͝or′, ä′sho͝or′)
n.
Variant of Ashur.

Assur

(ˈæsə) or

Asur

;

Asshur

(ˈæʃʊə) or

Ashur

n
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
2. (Historical Terms) one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul
3. (Placename) one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul

As•sur

(ˈɑ sʊər)

also Ashur



n.
the supreme god of Assyria.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Assur - an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of AssyriaAssur - an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Assyria - an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq
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