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Chaldea

or Chaldaea

[kal-dee-uh] /kælˈdi ə/
noun
1.
an ancient region in the lower Tigris and Euphrates valley, in S Babylonia.
2.
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  • The lion was another sun-animal both in Egypt and in Chaldea and Assyria.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • In the population of Chaldea the Semitic element was strongly represented.

    Chaldea Znade A. Ragozin
  • When they arrived on the plains of Chaldea, they were inferior in civilization to the people among whom they came to dwell.

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

    Chaldea Znade A. Ragozin
  • Nor can we account for the presence of "Chaldeans" in his army at this time, for Chaldea was then under the rule of Babylon.

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

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • A large proportion of the chapters are merely syllabaries, similar to those of Chaldea.

  • Peter we know was, for in 64 we find him preaching in Chaldea.

    The Christ Of Paul George Reber
  • I shall say nothing of my native country; it is as large as Egypt, Chaldea, and the Indies put together.

    Voltaire's Romances Franois-Marie Arouet
  • But I am bound to say that this would not have been the case had he not killed you in Chaldea, my friend.

    A Son of Perdition Fergus Hume
British Dictionary definitions for Chaldea

Chaldea

/kælˈdiːə/
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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