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Ninus

[nahy-nuh s]
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noun
  1. the legendary husband of Semiramis and founder of Nineveh.
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Examples from the Web for ninus

Historical Examples

  • The next, and largest of all, is the one which may be supposed to be the monument of Ninus.

    Museum of Antiquity

    L. W. Yaggy

  • From man, not from the gods,And Ninus is a god, or dreams he is!

    Semiramis and Other Plays

    Olive Tilford Dargan

  • Ninus ruled half the earth with his frown, and she ruled Ninus with her smile.

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville

  • To have the power of Ninus, and wield it wisely, as did Arbaces!

    Sarchedon

    G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville

  • For the other nations whom Ninus overcame, did not then worship other gods.

    The City of God, Volume I

    Aurelius Augustine


British Dictionary definitions for ninus

Ninus

noun
  1. a king of Assyria and the legendary founder of Nineveh, husband of Semiramis
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