[ sahr-gon ]

  1. flourished c2300 b.c., Mesopotamian ruler: founder of Akkadian kingdom.

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How to use Sargon in a sentence

  • Sargon's lowering brow was black as night, and to the vociferous greetings of his countrymen he returned but a silent scowl.

    Sarchedon | G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • Sargon nodded, and his white teeth gleamed between the curls of his jetty beard.

    Sarchedon | G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • Those of his friends who were near enough to observe Sargon's face hardly recognised him.

    Sarchedon | G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
  • The story of his being exposed in an ark of bulrushes is a myth probably derived from the similar and much earlier myth of Sargon.

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  • Sargon erected an image of himself by the shore of the sea, and seems even to have received tribute from Cyprus.