[ as-er, ah-soor ]
/ ˈæs ər, ˈɑ sʊər /
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the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria.
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Also A·shur, As·shur [ah-shoor] /ˈɑ ʃʊər/ .
Words nearby Assur
assuming, assumpsit, assumption, Assumptionist, assumptive, Assur, assurance, Assurbanipal, assure, assured, assuredly
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How to use Assur in a sentence
Assur, it would seem, was a shrine long before Assyria went out of Babylon and builded Nineveh.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Le Vritable et assur chemin du ciel en Franois et en Anglois.
Portia.Thyself shalt see the act: For, as thou urgest justice, be assur'd Thou shalt have justice, more than thou desirest.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
It is even possible that Assur-bani-pal himself was the sovereign against whom Manasseh rebelled and before whom he was brought.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
According to Assur-bani-pal all the western lands were inflamed by the revolt of his brother Samas-sum-ukin.
British Dictionary definitions for Assur
Asur Asshur or Ashur (ˈæʃʊə)
/ (ˈæsə) /
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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