Assur [as-er] Examples noun

  1. the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria.

Also Ashur, Asshur, Asur. Examples from the Web for assur Historical Examples of assur

  • I assur’d him it would, and that he would be the better for it.

    Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin

  • This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire.

    Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People

    A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce

  • His goods, his spoil, I carried off; to my city of Assur I brought (them).

    Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People

    A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce

  • Arsaces then fights and kills Assur, ascends the throne and weds Azema.

    The Complete Opera Book

    Gustav Kobb

  • And be assur’d after all there is nothing they can tell you that is worth your knowing.

    The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume VI

    Aphra Behn

  • British Dictionary definitions for assur Assur Asur Asshur or Ashur (ˈæʃʊə) noun

    1. the supreme national god of the ancient Assyrians, chiefly a war god, whose symbol was an archer within a winged disc
    2. one of the chief cities of ancient Assyria, on the River Tigris about 100 km (60 miles) downstream from the present-day city of Mosul

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