Meaning of Carchemish

Car•chem•ish

Pronunciation: (kär'ku-mish, kär-kē'-), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient city in S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: important city in the Mitanni kingdom; later the capital of the Hittite empire.
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