noun Also Ac·cad .
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Example sentences from the Web for Akkad
The northern cities were embraced in the territory known as Akkad, and the southern in the land of Sumer, or Shumer.
Nothing can be better than two seal-cylinders that have come down to us from the age of Sargon of Akkad.
The prominent figure of Naram Sin, a later king of Akkad, bulks largely in history and tradition.
Soon after his death the power of Akkad went to pieces, and the Sumerian city of Erech again became the centre of empire.
After a quarter of a century had elapsed, Akkad and Sumer were overswept by the fierce Gutium from the north-eastern mountains.