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Tiglath-pileser Syllabification: Tig·lath-pi·le·ser
Pronunciation: /ˌtiɡlaTHpəˈlēzər/

Definition of Tiglath-pileser in English:

1The name of three kings of Assyria, notably.
1.1 Tiglath-pileser I, reigned circa 1115-circa 1077 bc. He extended Assyrian territory by taking Cappadocia, reaching Syria, and defeating the king of Babylonia.
1.2 Tiglath-pileser III, reigned circa 745–727 bc. He brought the Assyrian empire to the height of its power by subduing large parts of Syria and Palestine, and he conquered Babylonia.
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