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- (biblical) A grandson of Ham; a mighty hunter and king of Shinar.
1993, G. A. Rosso, Blake's Prophetic Workshop: A Study of The Four Zoas, page 80:
- Blake's depiction of the biblical Nimrod, whom Erdman traces to Young's poem, recalls Milton's Paradise Lost.
2005, J. B. Segal, Edessa: The Blessed City, page 1:
- In the fourth century St. Ephraim the Syrian wrote, in his commentary on Genesis, that Nimrod 'ruled in Erekh which is Orhay (Edessa)'. […] In Jewish and thereafter in Moslem tradition, Nimrod was the foe of Abraham.
- 2010, Khamit Raamah Kush, Faces of the Hamitic People, unnumbered page,
- The historical facts testify that they were highly developed; Nimrod, a descendant of Ham, therefore making him Hamitic, was the first human king not just of Bible record, but secular history also speaks of him. He ruled over a kingdom that included several cities in Mesopotamia.
- A British biplane fighter aircraft manufactured by Hawker Aircraft in the early 1930s.
- A British maritime patrol aircraft manufactured by Hawker Siddeley, in use from 1969 until 2011.
Nimrod (plural Nimrods)
- Alternative letter-case form of