Meaning of Ur of the Chaldees

Ur' of the Chal•dees'

Pronunciation: (kal-dēz', kal'dēz), [key]
  1. the city where Abraham was born, sometimes identified with the Sumerian city of Ur. Gen. 11:28, 31; 15:7; Neh. 9:7.
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