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Nabonidus

[ nab-oh-nahy-duhs ]
/ ˌnæb oʊˈnaɪ dəs /
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noun

died 539? b.c., last king of Babylonia 556–539 (father of Belshazzar).

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Nabonidus
/ (ˌnæbəˈnaɪdəs) /

noun

Old Testament the father of Belshazzar, last king of Babylon before it was captured by Cyrus in 539 bc
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