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 (shī′nər, -när′)
In the Bible, a country on the lower courses of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
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(Bible) Old Testament the southern part of the valley of the Tigris and Euphrates, often identified with Sumer; Babylonia
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(ˈʃaɪ nɑr)

a land mentioned in the Bible, often identified with Sumer.
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References in classic literature ?
As Baal he was popular with the Phoenicians; as Belus or Bel he had the honor to be served by the priest Berosus, who wrote the famous account of the Deluge; as Babel he had a tower partly erected to his glory on the Plain of Shinar. From Babel comes our English word "babble." Under whatever name worshiped, Baal is the Sun-god.
As men moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there.
The tale tells of humanity in the generations following the Great Flood, speaking a single language and migrating westward, where they arrive at the land of Shinar. There they build a tower tall enough to reach heaven.
(15.) Mor A, Shinar Y, Zaks N, Langevitz P, Chetrit A, Shtrasburg S, et al.
Pruett et al., 2009; Roudaki, 2010; Giacomin et al., 2011; Shinar, Giacomin and Janssen, 2012; Keat and Ahmad, 2012; Amentie and Negash, 2014; Pruett and Sesen, 2017), age (e.g.
Shinar et al., "MEFV mutation analysis in patients suffering from amyloidosis of familial Mediterranean fever," Amyloid, vol.
Shinar [6] defined aggressive driving as the operation of a motor vehicle in a manner that endangers or is likely to endanger persons or property.
In fact, changes in muscular activity of the chin at the beginning of sleep are not well characterized (Ogilvie, 2001; Shinar, Akselrod, Dagan, & Baharav, 2006).
Others believe (Cottle, 2006; Galtung, 2000; Shinar 2007; Nohrsedt, 2009) war stories are newsworthy because these are dramatic, carry impact; and attract large audience.
VP Director of MDA Blood Services, Professor Eilat Shinar said: "Establishing the National Mother's Milk Bank will significantly enhance the resources required to treat premature babies and other newborns.