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Nimrud

[nim-rood] /nɪmˈrud/
noun
1.
modern name of the site of the ancient city of Kalakh.
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Nimrud

/nɪmˈruːd/
noun
1.
an ancient city in Assyria, near the present-day city of Mosul (Iraq): founded in about 1250 bc and destroyed by the Medes in 612 bc; excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard
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