Chaldea meaning

kăl-dēə
An ancient kingdom of southern Mesopotamia. Founded c. 1000 bc , it eventually came to dominate Babylonia, reaching the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II. The Chaldean empire was destroyed by Persians in 539 bc .
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(place) Ancient region along the lower courses of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: S part of Babylonia.
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(place) Babylonia.
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A nation in the southern portion of Babylonia, Lower Mesopotamia, lying chiefly on the right bank of the Euphrates, but commonly used to refer to the whole of the Mesopotamian plain.
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Origin of chaldea

  • From Ancient Greek Χαλδαία (Khaldaia).

    From Wiktionary