the Mesopotamian god of agriculture and the earth: a counterpart of the Phoenician and Philistine Dagon.
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How to use Dagan in a sentence
More recently in May, speaking to an Israeli think tank, Dagan went further.
In addition, Dagan suggested supporting student pro-democracy activists, if only to cause unrest inside Iran.
Dagan, in retirement, has become outspoken in his opposition to a military strike by Israel against Iran.
The United States, in the world according to Dagan, would not permit that to happen.
Yet the deeply intimidating impact that Dagan aimed to create in Iran seems to be exhausted.
The latter's dominion being the heavens, Dagan is conceived as the god of earth.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria | Morris Jastrow
On his Dagan wæs thæt mære mynster on Cantwarbyrig getymbrad .Anglo-Saxon Literature | John Earle
Dr. Dagan came on and helped to care for us with the boys' help.A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre | Matilda Sager
We also find him connected with Dagan of Biblical celebrity.Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria | Lewis Spence
A sky-god, like Dagan, would mingle naturally with Anu, and enjoy like honours with him.
British Dictionary definitions for Dagan
an earth god of the Babylonians and Assyrians
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