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[hah-moo-rah-bee, ham-oo-] /ˌhɑ mʊˈrɑ bi, ˌhæm ʊ-/
18th century b.c. or earlier, king of Babylonia.
Also, Hammurapi
[hah-moo-rah-pee, ham-oo-] /ˌhɑ mʊˈrɑ pi, ˌhæm ʊ-/ (Show IPA)
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?18th century bc, king of Babylonia; promulgator of one of the earliest known codes of law
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Hammurabi [(ham-uh-rah-bee, hah-muh-rah-bee)]

A king of ancient Mesopotamia, known for putting the laws of his country into a formal code.

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