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Definition 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for ashur in the sense of this definition

(ashur is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of ashur) a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq

(... is part of ashur) an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq

Definition 2: chief god of the Assyrians; god of military prowess and empire; identified with Babylonian Anshar - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ashur in the sense of this definition

(ashur is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites

(ashur belongs to a domain located in ...) an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq

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