a legendary Assyrian queen, the wife of Ninus and founder of Babylon, noted for her wisdom and beauty.
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How to use Semiramis in a sentence
One, called the Qasr al-Nile bridge, runs past the high-rise Semiramis Hotel directly into the square.
In central Cairo on Wednesday, employees stood outside the destroyed entrance to the upscale InterContinental Semiramis Hotel.Return to Military Rule Sits Uneasily with Egyptians | Mike Giglio | January 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Below are a series of tweets reflecting escalating panic from the staff of the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel.Further Chaos in Egypt: Tweets Describe a Cairo Hotel's Terrifying Ordeal | Justin Green | January 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The same day, chance had it, he received word from her, forwarded from the Semiramis Hotel in Cairo.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
But how can we place any just confidence in the accounts of India derived from such expeditions as those of Cyrus and Semiramis?
Then the armies of a Semiramis even were in this canine state.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols) | Thomas De Quincey
Two or three years passed thus, during which time Semiramis bore her husband two sons, Hypates and Hydaspes.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
When the decisive moment arrived, Semiramis proved herself fully equal to the emergency.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
British Dictionary definitions for Semiramis
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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