Assyria meaning
Definitions of assyria is:
  • noun assyria
    an ancient kingdom of N Mesopotamia: it established an empire that stretched from Egypt to the Persian Gulf, reaching its greatest extent between 721 and 633 bc. Its chief cities were Assur and Nineveh
  • noun assyria
    ancient empire in SW Asia in the region of the upper Tigris River: at its height (7th cent. b.c.), it extended from the head of the Persian Gulf to Egypt and Asia Minor: original cap. Ashur; later cap. Nineveh
  • noun assyria
    an ancient empire in SW Asia: greatest extent from about 750 to 612 b.c. Capital: Nineveh.