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n. Mythology
The Babylonian god of the earth.

[Akkadian; see dgn in Semitic roots.]
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(Non-European Myth & Legend) an earth god of the Babylonians and Assyrians
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Noun1.Dagan - god of agriculture and earth; counterpart of Phoenician Dagon
Mesopotamia - the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
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