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- ancient region in N Babylonia (fl. c. 2300-2100 )
- its chief city, for a time the capital of Babylonia
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- An ancient region of Mesopotamia occupying the northern part of Babylonia. It reached the height of its power in the third millennium B.C.
- also A·ga·de An ancient city of Mesopotamia and capital of the Akkadian empire.