Assur


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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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With this advantage then To union, and firm Faith, and firm accord, More then can be in Heav'n, we now return To claim our just inheritance of old, Surer to prosper then prosperity Could have assur'd us; and by what best way, Whether of open Warr or covert guile, We now debate; who can advise, may speak.
through them I mean to pass, That be assur'd, without leave askt of thee: Retire, or taste thy folly, and learn by proof, Hell-born, not to contend with Spirits of Heav'n.
After some discussion of the book's general contents we will consider Scurlock's edition of the Assur Medical Catalog (hereafter AMC; UGU in the Sourcebook, pp.
In the two-act opera, Semiramide, the Queen of Babylon, has killed her husband King Nino with the help of Assur (a descendant of a prince).
The protesters assur that they would not meet his deputy Mike Pinesbecause of hisUS administrationpro-Israel positions.
1), consisting of the initiating mechanism (links 0...1) and links 2, 3, 4, 5, together with kinematic pairs A, B, N, D, K, C forming the third class third order Assur group.
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