Definition of Semiramis in English:


Syllabification: Se·mir·a·mis
Pronunciation: /səˈmirəməs
Greek Mythology
The daughter of an Assyrian goddess who married an Assyrian king. After his death she ruled for many years and became one of the founders of Babylon. She is thought to have been based on the historical queen Sammuramat (circa 800 bc).

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