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Meaning of Uruk

U•ruk

Pronunciation: ('rook), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient Sumerian city in S Iraq, near the Euphrates, important before 2000b.c.: exclusive archaeological excavations, notably of a ziggurat and of tablets with very early Sumerian script. Biblical name,
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