Definition of Assyria in English:

Assyria

Syllabification: As·syr·i·a
Pronunciation: /əˈsirēə
 
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An ancient country in what is now northern Iraq. From the early part of the 2nd millennium bc, Assyria was the center of a succession of empires.

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