Ebla

[ eb-luh, ee-bluh ]
/ ˈɛb lə, ˈi blə /

noun

an ancient city whose remains are located near Aleppo in present-day Syria, the site of the discovery in 1974–75 of cuneiform tablets (Ebla Tablets) documenting a thriving culture of the third millennium b.c.
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