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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.
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(ˈækæd) or


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
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or Ac•cad

(ˈæk æd, ˈɑ kɑd)

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.
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Speaking to participants at a meeting held by the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGyDER) in ystanbul, Akad underlined that Turkey is among a number of countries that could not avoid excessively issued US Federal Reserve money from entering and staying in Turkey.
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.
The Akito Day dates back to the ancient Sumerian origin in Mesopotamia (Land of Two Rivers - Iraq), which moved to the Akadian, the ancient inhabitants of Iraq's Somer and Akad country, where celebrations were taking place in the ancient city of Babylon, with their God Murdoch was being highlighted on that occasion.
Head of the Turkish delegation, Chairman of Agriculture Department of Kilis Province Ali Akad highly appreciated the Syrian experience in this regard, calling for exchanging expertise to improve the agricultural products.
The removal of restrictions on travel will significantly remove the restrictions on our growth as is happening in other parts of the World, he said while addressing a day-long convention of PDP workers at Akad in Pahalgam town recently, the report added.