Akkad

(redirected from Akad)
Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Akad: Akkad

Ak·kad

also Ac·cad  (ăk′ăd′, ä′käd′)
1. An ancient region of Mesopotamia occupying the northern part of Babylonia. It reached the height of its power in the third millennium bc.
2. also A·ga·de (ə-gä′də) An ancient city of Mesopotamia and capital of the Akkadian empire.

Akkad

(ˈækæd) or

Accad

n
1. (Placename) a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360–2180 bc). Ancient name: Agade
2. (Placename) an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named

Ak•kad

or Ac•cad

(ˈæk æd, ˈɑ kɑd)

n.
1. an ancient region in Mesopotamia, the N division of Babylonia.
2. a city in this region: capital of the Akkadian empire c2350–2200 b.c.
References in classic literature ?
1] This substance, when dry, is tolerably compact, and of little specific gravity: Professor Ehrenberg has examined it: he states (Konig Akad.
El Akad told police that he had been attempting to overtake a truck because it was brushing overhanging trees, showering his van with sticks and stones.
The emergency health room will continue its efforts and more units of water purification would be added," stressed Akad who also praised the role of youth women and students groups participating actively in the local efforts to raise awareness and prevent the spread of the disease.
17 April 2014 - German investor Aurelius AG (ETR:AR4) said today it had taken over local private distance learning provider AKAD University for an unspecified amount.
Akad, Brayati, Sanharib and Peshmarga reached the Kurdistan championships, which is a playoff stage where four teams play each other after qualifying among ten teams, which are divided into two groups in the first round.
The competition runs from February 1 to 12, with Muharraq getting their campaign up and running against Akad on Friday afternoon.
Somer and Akad had been the main state of ancient Iraq during the 2nd Millaneum BC.
Khartoum, Oct 7 (SUNA)- The State Minister at the Ministry for Health, Dr Sumaya Akad, has stated following a tour to a number of hospitals to see for herself the work situation and work conditions, that Khartoum hospitals are operating normally and health situation stable, after provision of requirement for the work in the hospitals.
The wounded Yemenis, who arrived in Sudan as part of the agreement signed between the Sudanese Red Crescent (SRC) and King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid (KSCHA), were received at Khartoum airport by Sudan's state minister of health Sumaya Akad, SRC general secretary and the Yemeni Charge d'affaires in Khartoum.
Akad played like the tournament MVP that he is and finished the night with 25 points, three-point specialist Tom Basa added 19 as did Guimpatan, who was forced into a dual role of player-coach in the absence of a head coach, as Manila Zago closed out the well-fought series two games to one and earned the distinction as the first champion of the newly formed JLBT that redefined the way basketball is organized hereabouts.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Bilgi University Professor Asaf SavaE- Akad noted on Thursday that the economy had already held risks for 2014 even if events such as the Gezi Park protests or the Dec.