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Charchemish

[kahr-kuh-mish, kahr-kee-]
noun
  1. Carchemish.
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Carchemish

or Char·che·mish

[kahr-kuh-mish, kahr-kee-]
noun
  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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British Dictionary definitions for charchemish

Carchemish

noun
  1. an ancient city in Syria on the Euphrates, lying on major trade routes; site of a victory of the Babylonians over the Egyptians (605 bc)
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