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I·nan·na

 (ĭ-nä′nä)
n. Mythology
The chief Sumerian goddess, associated with fertility, the natural world, and war, and later equated with the Babylonian Ishtar.

[Sumerian in-an-ak, lady of the sky : in, variant of nin, lady + an, sky + -ak, genitive suff.]
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Noun1.Inanna - consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz)
Sumer - an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC
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