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Ashur

[ah-shoo r for 1; ash-er for 2] /ˈɑ ʃʊər for 1; ˈæʃ ər for 2/
noun
1.
2.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Ashur

Ashur

/ˈæʃʊə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Assur

Assur

/ˈæsə/
noun
1.
the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
2.
one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul
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