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Learned borrowing from Latin Assyria, from Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία (Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 (Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur), its original capital.

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Assyria

  1. A Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία (Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 (Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur), its original capital.

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Assyria f sg (genitive Assyriae); first declension

  1. Assyria (ancient kingdom and subsequent Roman province)

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Assyria
Genitive Assyriae
Dative Assyriae
Accusative Assyriam
Ablative Assyriā
Vocative Assyria

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  • Assyria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Assyria in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Assyria in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Assyria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Assyria in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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Assyria

  1. Assyria

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Assyria

  1. Assyria

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Assyria f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Assíria (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).