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Nineveh

[nin-uh-vuh] /ˈnɪn ə və/
noun
1.
the ancient capital of Assyria: its ruins are opposite Mosul, on the Tigris River, in N Iraq.
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Ninevite
[nin-uh-vahyt] /ˈnɪn əˌvaɪt/ (Show IPA),
noun
Ninevitical
[nin-uh-vit-i-kuh l] /ˌnɪn əˈvɪt ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Ninevitish
[nin-uh-vahy-tish] /ˈnɪn əˌvaɪ tɪʃ/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Ninevite

/ˈnɪnɪˌvaɪt/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Nineveh, the ancient capital of Assyria

Nineveh

/ˈnɪnɪvə/
noun
1.
the ancient capital of Assyria, on the River Tigris opposite the present-day city of Mosul (N Iraq): at its height in the 8th and 7th centuries bc; destroyed in 612 bc by the Medes and Babylonians
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