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Harappa

[huh-rap-uh] /həˈræp ə/
noun
1.
a village in Pakistan: site of successive cities of the Indus valley civilization.
2.
a Bronze Age culture that flourished in the Indus valley.
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  • That's why you and your colleagues have never been able to translate the Harappa hieroglyphics; no such continuity exists there.

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  • We never found a university, with a half-million-volume library, at Harappa or Mohenjo-Daro.

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British Dictionary definitions for Harappa

Harappa

/həˈræpə/
noun
1.
an ancient city in the Punjab in NW Pakistan: one of the centres of the Indus civilization that flourished from 2500 to 1700 bc; probably destroyed by Indo-European invaders
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