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[ak-ad, ah-kahd]
  1. Akkad.
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Examples from the Web for accad

Historical Examples of accad

  • As to the city of Agadê, it is no other than the city of Accad mentioned in Genesis x., 10.


    Znade A. Ragozin

  • Further, the son of Nabunaid perished, not in Babylon, but in Accad.

  • The earliest Semitic empire known to us is that of Sargon of Accad.

    A Primer of Assyriology

    Archibald Henry Sayce

  • A statue of him has been found at Agade or Accad, and also his cylinder with an inscription on it giving his name and exploits.

    Human Origins

    Samuel Laing

  • This is Samas-natsir, who is coupled with Sargon of Accad and other early monarchs in one of the lists.

British Dictionary definitions for accad


  1. a variant spelling of Akkad
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