Akkad

[ak-ad, ah-kahd]
noun Also Accad.
  1. one of the ancient kingdoms of Mesopotamia, the northern division of Babylonia.
  2. Also called Agade. a city in and the capital of this kingdom, one of the three cities of Nimrod's kingdom. Gen. 10:10.
adjective
  1. Akkadian.
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Akkad

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noun
  1. a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360–2180 bc)Ancient name: Agade (əˈɡɑːdɪ, əˈɡeɪdɪ)
  2. an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named
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