Assyria

Assyria (Assyr`ia) , an ancient kingdom, the origin and early history of which is uncertain, between the Niphates Mountains of Armenia on the N. and Babylonia on the S., 280 m. long and 150 broad, with a fertile soil and a population at a high stage of civilisation; became a province of Media, which lay to the E., in 606 B.C., and afterwards a satrapy of the Persian empire, and has been under the Turks since 1638, in whose hands it is now a desert.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Assur * Assyriology
Assien`to
As`signats
Assiniboi`a
Assiniboines
Assi`si
Association of ideas
Assouan`
Assoucy, D'
Assumption, Feast of the
Assur
Assyr`ia
Assyriology
Astar`te
Aster
As`teroids
As`ti
Astley, Philip
Astolfo
Aston, Luise
Aston Manor
Astor, John Jacob

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