adjective see Euphrates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • euphratean — eu·phra·te·an …   English syllables

  • euphratean — yüˈfrād.ēən adjective Usage: capitalized Etymology: Euphrates, river in southwest Asia + English an : of or belonging to the Euphrates river or its valley …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proto-Euphratean — was considered by some Assyriologists (for example Samuel Noah Kramer), to be the substratum language that introduced farming into Southern Iraq in the Early Ubaid period (5300 4700 BC). Most Sumerologists now doubt it ever existed.Benno… …   Wikipedia

  • Euphrates — Euphratean, adj. /yooh fray teez/, n. a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey through Syria and Iraq, joining the Tigris to form the Shatt al Arab near the Persian Gulf. 1700 mi. (2735 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Biblical cosmology — See also: Religious cosmology The various authors of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh, or Old Testament) and New Testament provide glimpses of their views regarding cosmology. According to the Genesis creation narrative, the cosmos created by Elohim has… …   Wikipedia

  • Astronomy in the Bible — • Includes examples of Old and New Testament references Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Astronomy in the Bible     Astronomy in the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Babylonian astrology — In Babylonia as well as in Assyria as a direct offshoot of Babylonian culture (or as we might also term it Euphratean culture), astrology takes its place in theofficial cult as one of the two chief means at the disposal of the priests (who were… …   Wikipedia

  • constellation — constellatory /keuhn stel euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /kon steuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. Astron. a. any of various groups of stars to which definite names have been given, as Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Boötes, Cancer, Orion. b. the section of the heavens …   Universalium

  • Asia — • Article intended to give a rapid survey of the geography, ethnography, political and religious history of Asia, and especially of the rise, progress, and actual condition of Asiatic Christianity and Catholicism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Euphrates — geographical name river 1700 miles (2736 kilometers) SW Asia flowing from E Turkey SE through Syria & Iraq to unite with the Tigris forming the Shatt al Arab see Kara Su • Euphratean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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