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Definition of Assyrian

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native or resident of Assyria
of or pertaining to Assyria
Akkadian language
Assyrian Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
A native or an inhabitant of Assyria; the language of Assyria.
Of or pertaining to Assyria, or to its inhabitants.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\as*syr"i*an\ (&?;), a. [l. assyrius.] of or pertaining to assyria, or to its inhabitants. -- n. a native or an inhabitant of assyria; the language of assyria.

JM Languages
Extinct language of the Assyrians regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
WordNet 2.0

1. an inhabitant of ancient Assyria
(hypernym) Semite
2. an extinct language of the Assyrians regarded as a dialect of Akkadian
(hypernym) Akkadian
(classification) Assyria
Assyrian Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Assyrian may refer to:

In antiquity
  • ancient Assyria
    • the Old Assyrian period (Middle Bronze Age)
    • the Middle Assyrian period (Late Bronze Age)
    • the Neo-Assyrian period (Early Iron Age)
    • The Old Assyrian, Middle Assyrian and Neo-Assyrian stages of the Akkadian language, the written language of the Assyrian Empire from the 20th to 7th century BC
    • Either of two provinces of the Persian Empire:
      • Achaemenid Assyria
      • Asuristan (Parthian and Sassanid ruled Assyria)
    • Assyria (Roman province), a short-lived province of the Roman Empire
    • Asuristan, Assyria as a province of the Sassanid Empire

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