[ mi-tan-ee ]

  1. the Hurrian kingdom in NW Mesopotamia in the 15th and 14th centuries b.c.

Words Nearby Mitanni Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Mitanni in a sentence

  • This god was also worshipped by the military aristocracy of Mitanni, which held sway for a period over Assyria.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
  • Before the time of David the power and almost the name of Mitanni had passed away.

  • The Hittites had grown at the expense of Mitanni, but their glory too was of no long duration.

  • No evidence has yet been forthcoming to indicate any connection between the Aryans in Mitanni and the early settlers in India.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • The other language, which is quite distinct from that of Mitanni, was spoken at Arzawa in northern Syria.

    A Primer of Assyriology | Archibald Henry Sayce