Assur

[ as-er ]
/ ˈæs ər /

noun

the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria.

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Also Ashur, Asshur, Asur.
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Assur

Asur Asshur or Ashur (ˈæʃʊə)

/ (ˈæsə) /

noun

the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul
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