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Noun: Assur  a-su(r)
  1. An ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
    - Asur, Ashur

Type of: city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Al-Iraq, Assyria, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq

Encyclopedia: Assur