Semiramis

Semiramis

[si-mir-uh-mis]
noun
a legendary Assyrian queen, the wife of Ninus and founder of Babylon, noted for her wisdom and beauty.
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Semiramis (sɛˈmɪrəmɪs)
 
n
the legendary founder of Babylon and wife of Ninus, king of Assyria, which she ruled with great skill after his death

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Assyrian queen who became a legendary heroine.

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