[ ee-rek, er-ek ]
/ ˈi rɛk, ˈɛr ɛk /
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Biblical name of Uruk.
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How to use Erech in a sentence
It was at this time that Erech received the name of "the City," which it continued to bear when written ideographically.
Hushai from the city of Erech was a confidant of David, and a counsellor of no less wisdom than Ahithophel.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
When grown to man's estate he saved Erech from the enemy and made it the seat of his dominion.A Primer of Assyriology|Archibald Henry Sayce
He also extended and repaired existing temples in his native city and at Erech.
Soon after his death the power of Akkad went to pieces, and the Sumerian city of Erech again became the centre of empire.