Definition of Sennacherib in US English:

Sennacherib

proper noun

  • (died 681 BC) king of Assyria 705–681; son of Sargon II. In 701, he put down a Jewish rebellion and laid siege to Jerusalem but spared it from destruction (according to 2 Kings 19:35). He also rebuilt the city of Nineveh and made it his capital.

Pronunciation

Sennacherib

/səˈnakəˌrib/