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1. chaldaea, chaldea

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

2. babylonia, chaldaea, chaldea

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)

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an ancient region of Babylonia; the land lying between the Euphrates delta, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian desert
2.  another name for Babylonia

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ancient region along the lower courses of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: S part of Babylonia
so called during Chaldean supremacy, c. 6th cent. b.c.

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An ancient kingdom of southern Mesopotamia. Founded c. 1000 BC, it eventually came to dominate Babylonia, reaching the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II. The Chaldean empire was destroyed by Persians in 539 BC.

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