Sennacherib

[suh-nak-er-ib]
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noun

died 681 b.c., king of Assyria 705–681.

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Historical Examples of sennacherib

  • "The armies of Sennacherib were as mighty," answered Almamen.

    Leila, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • "I look upon any such doctrine as a sinful crime," said Sennacherib.

    Aunt Rachel

    David Christie Murray

  • "I'll leave thee to tell her," said Sennacherib, with a grunt of scorn.

    Aunt Rachel

    David Christie Murray

  • "Look at his poor hands," said Mrs. Sennacherib, with a pitying gusto.

    Aunt Rachel

    David Christie Murray

  • "So it is, Miss Blythe—so it is," Mrs. Sennacherib assented, hastily.

    Aunt Rachel

    David Christie Murray


British Dictionary definitions for sennacherib

Sennacherib

noun

died 681 bc, king of Assyria (705–681); son of Sargon II. He invaded Judah twice, defeated Babylon, and rebuilt Nineveh
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