Nimrod means "Hunter"; was a Biblical Mesopotamian king mentioned in the Table of Nations; an eponym for the city of Nimrud
Nimrud is an ancient Assyrian city located south of Nineveh on the river Tigris in modern Ninawa Governorate Iraq. In ancient times the city was called Kalḫu. The Arabs called the city Nimrud after the Biblical Nimrod, a legendary hunting hero .The city covered an area of around . Ruins of the city...


Nimrod can also refer to any of the following:
  • Nimród Antal
    Nimród Antal
    Nimród E. Antal is a Hungarian American film director, screenwriter and actor.-Life and career:...

    , a director
  • Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or (born 1989), Israeli swimmer
  • Nimrod (slang), referring to a silly or foolish person
  • Nimrod (synchrotron)
    Nimrod (synchrotron)
    Nimrod was a 7 GeV proton synchrotron operating in the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the United Kingdom between 1964 and 1978. It was used forstudies of nuclear and sub-nuclearphenomena...

    , 8 GeV proton synchrotron which operated at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory until 1978
  • 9.3X82 RWG Nimrod, a black powder cartridge dating back to the 1890s

  • Nimrod (Israel), a village on the Golan Heights
  • Nimrod, Minnesota
    Nimrod, Minnesota
    Nimrod is a city in Wadena County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 69 at the 2010 census, making it one of the smallest incorporated towns in Minnesota, though it is included on most major maps. Nimrod was incorporated as a city in 1946...

  • Nimrod, Oregon
    Nimrod, Oregon
    Nimrod is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States, on the McKenzie River. It is located along Oregon Route 126, between Vida and Blue River, 35 miles east of Eugene, in the Willamette National Forest. As of 2003, its population was roughly 190. Nimrod is the site of a...

  • Nimrod Fortress
    Nimrod Fortress
    The Nimrod Fortress or Nimrod's Fortress, is a medieval fortress situated in the northern Golan Heights, on a ridge rising about 800 m above sea level.-History:...

    , on the Golan Heights
  • Mount Nimrod, in Ross Dependency, Antarctica
  • Nimrod Province in Afghanistan
  • Nimrud
    Nimrud is an ancient Assyrian city located south of Nineveh on the river Tigris in modern Ninawa Governorate Iraq. In ancient times the city was called Kalḫu. The Arabs called the city Nimrud after the Biblical Nimrod, a legendary hunting hero .The city covered an area of around . Ruins of the city...

    , an ancient city in Mesopotamia

  • HMS Nimrod
    HMS Nimrod
    Six ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Nimrod, after the biblical figure of Nimrod: was an 18-gun sloop, previously the French ship Eole. She was captured in 1799 by HMS Solebay and sold in 1811...

    , six ships of the Royal Navy
  • Hawker Nimrod
    Hawker Nimrod
    The Hawker Nimrod was a British carrier-based single engine, single seat biplane fighter aircraft built in the early 1930s by Hawker Aircraft.-Design and development:...

    , a 1930s British fighter aircraft
  • Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, a Royal Air Force maritime patrol aircraft now supported by BAE Systems
  • Nimrod (AFV), a Hungarian anti-aircraft tank from World War II
  • Nimrod (missile)
    Nimrod (missile)
    Nimrod is a long-range air-to-surface and surface-to-surface missile developed by Israel Aerospace Industries. While primarily designed for anti-tank use, it provides standoff strike capability against a variety of point targets such as APCs, ships, bunkers, personnel concentrations and...

    , an Israeli anti-tank guided missile
    Anti-tank guided missile
    An anti-tank missile , anti-tank guided missile , anti-tank guided weapon or anti-armor guided weapon is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily-armored military vehicles....

  • Nimrod (ship), the ship used by Ernest Shackleton during his 1908 Antarctic expedition
  • Nimrod Racing Automobiles, a British racing constructor and team formed through a partnership with Aston Martin
  • Nimrod NRA/C2
    Nimrod NRA/C2
    The Nimrod NRA/C2 was the only Group C racing car ever built by Nimrod Racing Automobiles in partnership with Aston Martin. It ran initially in 1982 in the World Endurance Championship before also joining the IMSA GT Championship...

    , a racing car built by Nimrod Racing Automobiles.

In computing:
  • Nimrod (computing)
    Nimrod (computing)
    The Nimrod was a special purpose computer that played the game of Nim, designed and built by Ferranti and displayed at the Exhibition of Science during the 1951 Festival of Britain. Later, when the Festival ended, the computer was shown in Berlin...

    , early computer to play Nim
  • Nimrod (distributed computing)
    Nimrod (distributed computing)
    Nimrod is a tool for the parameterisation of serial programs to create and execute embarrassingly parallel programs over a computational grid. Nimrod was one of the first tools to make use of heterogeneous resources in a grid for a single computation. It was also an early example of using a...

    , tools for distributed parametric modeling
  • Nimrod Look and Feel (computing), a Java Look and Feel coded by Nilo J. González

In music:
  • The 9th variation in the composition Enigma Variations
    Enigma Variations
    Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra , Op. 36, commonly referred to as the Enigma Variations, is a set of a theme and its fourteen variations written for orchestra by Edward Elgar in 1898–1899. It is Elgar's best-known large-scale composition, for both the music itself and the...

    by Edward Elgar
  • Nimrod (album), an album by Green Day
  • Pseudonym of August Jaeger
    August Jaeger
    August Jaeger was an Anglo-German music publisher, who developed a close friendship with the English composer Edward Elgar.Born in Düsseldorf, Germany, Jaeger met Elgar through his employment at the London music publisher Novello...

    , an Anglo-German music publisher

In entertainment:
  • Pseudonym of Charles James Apperley
    Charles James Apperley
    Charles James Apperley , English sportsman and sporting writer, better known as Nimrod, the pseudonym under which he published his works on the chase and on the turf, was born at Plasgronow, near Wrexham, in Denbighshire, North Wales in 1777.- Youth :Charles James Apperley was the second son of...

    , an English sportsman and author
  • Nimrod (Doctor Who)
    Nimrod (Doctor Who)
    Nimrod is a character in the Big Finish Productions audio plays Project: Twilight, Project: Lazarus and Project: Destiny written by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright, which are based on the British science fiction television series Doctor Who...

    , a villain in Doctor Who audio plays
  • Nimrod (comics)
    Nimrod (comics)
    Nimrod is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #191 , and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist John Romita, Jr. Hailing from the "Days of Future Past" timeline, Nimrod is a powerful, virtually...

    , a fictional robot mutant hunter originating from Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men
  • Nimrod (vampire)
    Nimrod (vampire)
    Nimrod is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.-Publication history:Nimrod first appeared in Dracula Lives! #3 , and was created by Marv Wolfman and John Buscema....

    , a vampire from the black-and-white Marvel Comics Dracula Lives! series
  • Nimrod Gaunt
    Nimrod Gaunt
    Nimrod Godwin is a fictional character from writer Philip Kerr's fantasy book series "Children of the Lamp".Frequently referred to in the books as Uncle Nimrod, he is a powerful djinn and the brother of John and Phillipa Gaunt's mother, Layla. His focus word is QWERTYUIOP. He lives in a large...

    , a character from Philip Kerr's Children of the Lamp
  • Nimrod, a literary journal published by the University of Tulsa
    University of Tulsa
    The University of Tulsa is a private university awarding bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. It is currently ranked 75th among doctoral degree granting universities in the nation by US News and World Report and is listed as one of the "Best 366 Colleges" by...

  • A railroad car in the television series The Wild Wild West
    The Wild Wild West
    The Wild Wild West is an American television series that ran on CBS for four seasons from September 17, 1965 to April 4, 1969....

  • The Nimrods, a mascot for Watersmeet Township, Michigan
    Watersmeet Township, Michigan
    Watersmeet Township is a civil township of Gogebic County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,472 at the 2000 census....

    's schools featured in ESPN advertisements
  • Nimrod or Nim, a reptile in the television series Surface
    Surface (TV series)
    Surface is a science fiction television series that premiered on NBC on 19 September 2005. The program aired fifteen episodes before going on hiatus on February 6, 2006 due to NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics...

In Global Politics:
  • A UN staff member
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