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Akkad

[ak-ad, ah-kahd] /ˈæk æd, ˈɑ kɑd/
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
3.
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Akkad

/ˈækæd/
noun
1.
a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360–2180 bc) Ancient name Agade (əˈɡɑːdɪ; əˈɡeɪdɪ)
2.
an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named
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