Nineveh

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly it meant originally the seat of Ishtar, since Nina was one of the Babylonian names of that goddess.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪnɪvə/, /ˈnɪnəvə/

Proper noun[edit]

Nineveh

  1. The ancient capital of Assyria.

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