[ kah-lahkh ]
/ ˈkɑ lɑx /
an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris River, founded 1274 b.c. and destroyed by the Medes 612 b.c.: its ruins are at Nimrud near Mosul in northern Iraq.
Biblical name Calah.
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