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Ashurbanipal Syllabification: A·shur·ba·ni·pal
Pronunciation: /ˌäSHo͝orˈbänēˌpäl/

Definition of Ashurbanipal in English:

King of Assyria circa 668–627 bc; grandson of Sennacherib. A patron of the arts, he established a library of more than 20,000 clay tablets at Nineveh.

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