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 Nabob’ (generally called Na’bob).Naboth’s Vineyard. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Nabonassar or Nebo-adon-Assur.
(Nebo, Prince of Assyria.) Founder of the Babylonian and Chaldæan kingdom, and first of the dynasty of Nabonassar.   1
   Era of Nabonassar began Wednesday, February 26th, 747 B.C., the day of Nabonassar’s accession. It was used by Ptolemy, and by the Babylonians, in all their astronomical calculations.   2

 Nabob’ (generally called Na’bob).Naboth’s Vineyard. 

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