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Chaldea

or Chal·dae·a

[kal-dee-uh]
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noun
  1. an ancient region in the lower Tigris and Euphrates valley, in S Babylonia.
  2. Babylonia.
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Examples from the Web for chaldea

Historical Examples

  • This king in every respect opens a new chapter in the history of Chaldea.

    Chaldea

    Znade A. Ragozin

  • In the population of Chaldea the Semitic element was strongly represented.

    Chaldea

    Znade A. Ragozin

  • "That's driving Epidaurus and Chaldea very fast," replied the physician with a grin.

  • The lion was another sun-animal both in Egypt and in Chaldea and Assyria.

    Evolution in Art

    Alfred C. Haddon

  • But these are not certainties, while in the cases of Chaldea and Egypt there can be no mistake.

    Human Life

    Sherwood Sweet Knight


British Dictionary definitions for chaldea

Chaldea

Chaldaea

noun
  1. an ancient region of Babylonia; the land lying between the Euphrates delta, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian desert
  2. another name for Babylonia
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