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NINEVEH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Nineveh mean? 

NINEVEH (noun)
  The noun NINEVEH has 1 sense:

1. an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq

  Familiarity information: NINEVEH used as a noun is very rare.


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NINEVEH (noun)


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Meaning:

An ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Nineveh" is a part of...):

Al-Iraq; Irak; Iraq; Republic of Iraq (a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq)

Assyria (an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq)


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