the Greek name of Ashurbanipal
noun 1. sirdar. noun 1. (in India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan) a military chief or leader. 2. (formerly) the British commander of the Egyptian army. noun (in India) 1. a title used before the name of Sikh men 2. a leader noun 1. a general or military leader in Pakistan and India 2. (formerly) the title […]
noun 1. a large island in the Mediterranean, W of Italy: with small nearby islands it comprises a department of Italy. 9301 sq. mi. (24,090 sq. km). 2. a former kingdom 1720–1860, including this island and Savoy, Piedmont, and Genoa (after 1815) in NW Italy: ruled by the House of Savoy. Capital: Turin. noun 1. […]
noun, plural (especially collectively) sardine (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sardines. 1. the pilchard, Sardina pilchardus, often preserved in oil and used for food. 2. any of various similar, closely related fishes of the herring family Clupeidae. noun 1. sard. noun (pl) -dines, -dine 1. any of various small marine food […]
- Sardine stone
(Rev. 4:3, R.V., “sardius;” Heb. ‘odhem; LXX., Gr. sardion, from a root meaning “red”), a gem of a blood-red colour. It was called “sardius” because obtained from Sardis in Lydia. It is enumerated among the precious stones in the high priest’s breastplate (Ex. 28:17; 39:10). It is our red carnelian.