Akkad

Akkad

[ak-ad, ah-kahd]
noun Also, Accad.
1.
one of the ancient kingdoms of Mesopotamia, the northern division of Babylonia.
2.
Also called Agade. a city in and the capital of this kingdom, one of the three cities of Nimrod's kingdom. Gen. 10:10.
adjective
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Akkad or Accad (ˈækæd)
 
n
1.  Ancient name: Agade a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360--2180 bc)
2.  an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named
 
Accad or Accad (ˈækæd, əˈɡɑːdɪ, əˈɡeɪdɪ)
 
n

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