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^^ , ēs, f.,
I.the ancient capital of Assyria, prob. near the mod. Nebbi Yunus, Aug. Civ. Dei, 16, 3; Vulg. Gen. 10, 11; Paul. Nol. Carm. 23, 168; Alcim. 4, 357; also called Ninus or Ninos, v. Ninus.—Hence,
A. ^nĭvītae , ārum, m., the inhabitants of Nineveh, the Ninevites, Prud. Cath. 7, 131; Vulg. Matt. 12, 41.—
B. Nĭnĭvī-tĭcus , a, um, adj., Ninevite: “puer,Hier. in Isa. 3, 7, 16.
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