Ereshkigel

noun
goddess of death and consort of Nergal
Syn: ↑Ereshkigal, ↑Eresh-kigal
Regions: ↑Sumer, ↑Mesopotamia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Semitic deity

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  • Mesopotamia — noun the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq • Members of this Region: ↑Akkadian, ↑Assyrian Akkadian, ↑Assyrian, ↑Babylon, ↑Apsu, ↑Aruru, ↑Dagan, ↑Ea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Semitic deity — noun a deity worshipped by the ancient Semites • Topics: ↑antiquity • Hypernyms: ↑deity, ↑divinity, ↑god, ↑immortal • Hyponyms: ↑Anunnaki, ↑Enuk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sumer — noun an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city states that flowered during the third millennium BC • Derivationally related forms: ↑Sumerian • Members of this Region: ↑Enki, ↑Enlil …   Useful english dictionary

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