- one of the ancient kingdoms of Mesopotamia, the northern division of Babylonia.
- Also called Agade. a city in and the capital of this kingdom, one of the three cities of Nimrod's kingdom. Gen. 10:10.
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These kings combined with the title king of Ur the title king of Sumir and Akkad.
The son of the king, the princes, and soldiers were in Akkad.
In the month Sivan there was mourning for the kings mother in Akkad.
From the 27th of Adar to the 3rd of Nisan there was lamentation in Akkad.
He was besieged in Akkad, but a successful sally drove back the rebels, and they were soon utterly crushed.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations
- 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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