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Assyro-Babylonian

[uh-seer-oh-bab-uh-loh-nee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Assyria and Babylonia.
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noun
  1. the language of Assyria and Babylonia; Akkadian.
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Origin of Assyro-Babylonian

First recorded in 1825–35; Assyr(ia) + -o- + Babylonian
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • He had previously thrust southward the Assyro-Babylonian frontier.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

    Donald A. Mackenzie

  • Moreover, we should expect to find traces of this family idea in the later phases of the Assyro-Babylonian pantheon.

  • This romantic story of adventure on the part of the goddess is well set out in early Assyro-Babylonian literature.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • In the chapter upon the women of the Assyro-Babylonian people, the story of Semiramis, the illustrious queen, has been told.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • In the Accadian the order is 'woman and man,' in the Assyro-Babylonian translation, 'man and woman.'

    Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People

    A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce