Definition of Akkad in English:

Akkad

Syllabification: Ak·kad
Pronunciation: /ˈakˌad, ˈäkˌäd
 
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  • The capital city that gave its name to an ancient kingdom, traditionally founded by Sargon in north central Mesopotamia. Its location is unknown.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody