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Definition 1: an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for chaldea in the sense of this definition

(chaldea is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is part of chaldea) 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 chaldea) the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq

Definition 2: an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king) - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for chaldea in the sense of this definition

(chaldea is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(chaldea is a part of ...) an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC

(... is part of chaldea) 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 chaldea) the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq

(chaldea belongs to a domain located in ...) the chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia

(chaldea is the region of the domain of ...) battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne

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