Nimrud

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Nim·rud

 (nĭm-ro͞od′)
An ancient city of Assyria south of present-day Mosul, Iraq.

Nimrud

(nɪmˈruːd)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in Assyria, near the present-day city of Mosul (Iraq): founded in about 1250 bc and destroyed by the Medes in 612 bc; excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard
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Ce dernier a detruit de nombreux artefacts au musee de Mossoul, son fief dans le nord de l'Irak, ainsi que dans les villes antiques de Nimroud et Hatra.
The giant replicas of the Trojan Horse, the Nimroud Ruins, the Fountain of Ahmet the Third, the Rumi Museum, the Maiden's Tower, the Akhtamar Church, the Grand Bazr, the Ephesus Theater, the House of the Virgin Mary and other landmarks were constructed in order to better portray the Anatolian civilizations and history.
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: An armed man, charged with having been behind the assassination of Nimroud township's police director south of Mosul city, has been arrested by the Iraqi Army, a Ninewa security source reported on Thursday.
In March 1853 Sarah Williams wrote, "I have just been out into the outer court with Frederic in regard to Nimroud specimens as to which we shall send to whom.
Daech de la triste besogne a frappe au bulldozer methodiquement lance contre Nimroud, capitale assyrienne (IXe siecle avant J.-C.), le 5 mars, Hatra (Ier siecle avant J.-C.
Pinches, Guide to the Nimroud Central Saloon [London.