Semiramis

[ si-mir-uh-mis ]
/ sɪˈmɪr ə mɪs /

noun

a legendary Assyrian queen, the wife of Ninus and founder of Babylon, noted for her wisdom and beauty.

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Semiramis
/ (sɛˈmɪrəmɪs) /

noun

the legendary founder of Babylon and wife of Ninus, king of Assyria, which she ruled with great skill after his death
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