Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: Assur
Pronunciation: /ˈaʃʊə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also Asur or Ashur)

Definition of Assur in English:

An ancient city state of Mesopotamia, situated on the River Tigris to the south of modern Mosul. It was the traditional capital of the Assyrian empires.

Definition of Assur in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day chef-d'œuvre
Pronunciation: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
a masterpiece