Examples from the Web for assyria
Its leading features do not seem to have differed greatly from those of the Court of Assyria.
The tenacity they had displayed during their conflict with Assyria had effaced the remembrance of their defeat.
The people of Israel were carried captive into Assyria, and distributed among the cities of the Medes.The Articles of Faith|James E. Talmage
He reminds us that although cemeteries are entirely absent from Assyria, Chaldæa is full of them.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1|Georges Perrot
Assyriology, the study of the monuments of Assyria, chiefly in a Biblical interest.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
British Dictionary definitions for assyria
Word Origin and History for assyria
Middle English, from Latin Assyria, from Greek Assyria, short for Assyria ge "the Assyrian land," from fem. of Assyrios "pertaining to Assyria," from Akkadian Ashshur, name of the chief city of the kingdom and also of a god, probably from Assyrian sar "prince." (See also Syria).