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Akkad

[ ak-ad, ah-kahd ]
/ ˈæk æd, ˈɑ kɑd /
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noun Also Ac·cad .

one of the ancient kingdoms of Mesopotamia, the northern division of Babylonia.
Also A·ga·de [uh-gah-duh] /əˈgɑ də/ . a city in and the capital of this kingdom, one of the three cities of Nimrod's kingdom. Genesis 10:10.Also Douay Bible, A·chad [ey-kad] /ˈeɪ kæd/ .

adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for Akkad

Akkad

Accad

/ (ˈækæd) /

noun

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