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English noun: Chaldea

1. Chaldea (location) an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II


SynonymsChaldaea


Instance hypernymgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Part meronymAl-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Mesopotamia, Republic of Iraq

2. Chaldea (location) an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)


SynonymsBabylonia, Chaldaea


Instance hypernymgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Part holonymSumer


Part meronymAl-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Mesopotamia, Republic of Iraq


Domain regionBabylon


Domain region membersbattle of Cunaxa, Cunaxa









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