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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]
See: Water
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