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see HadadHadad
or Adad
, ancient weather god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. Important throughout the Middle East, he was worshiped under many names.
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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Adad is a term from Mesopotamian astrology that refers to meteorological and astrological phenomena.

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storm god; helped cause the Flood. [Babyl. Myth.: Benét, 7]
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Given the chronological connection between these two texts, and our knowledge of the religious basis for treaty making, this tablet may connect the god Adad of Nawali to this diplomatic act.
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MDI, which was set up in 1993 to develop dance in and beyond Merseyside, and ADAD are also holding a masterclass with Namron, one of the founders of the London Contemporary Dance Theatre.
The ADAD trial began with a 16-week, open-label phase in which 180 patients with dementia and psychotic symptoms or agitation and aggression received a flexible dose of risperidone.
ADAD found face down in a stream had 20 times the normal dose of a strong painkiller in his blood.
ADAD from Chester has become a social media hit for his hilarious videos showcasing his activities during Love Island.
ADAD brought an incredible fundraising journey to an end outside the doors of the hospital where it all began.
Forty-eight years later, in 2007, the fruits of Lambert's labors on texts that address questions to the gods Samas and Adad as a duo finally saw the light of day.
Khyber Agency parliamentarians Haji Shahji Gul Afridi who was elected from NA 45 and Nasir Khan Afridi, elected from NA 46, were accompanied by large number of people hailing from Bara Tehsil and persons from the media, visited from Bara to Doger (main Bara road, situated in Saba tribes to Kalang road in the Akhail tribe area including Thry Adad, link road to Kalang and Podierian Road).
= Adad took his eight-year-old son to hospital with a large lesion on his neck, which had been getting worse for months.