Harappa

[ huh-rap-uh ]
/ həˈræp ə /

noun

a village in Pakistan: site of successive cities of the Indus valley civilization.
a Bronze Age culture that flourished in the Indus valley.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Harappa

  • That's why you and your colleagues have never been able to translate the Harappa hieroglyphics; no such continuity exists there.

    Omnilingual|H. Beam Piper
  • We never found a university, with a half-million-volume library, at Harappa or Mohenjo-Daro.

    Omnilingual|H. Beam Piper

British Dictionary definitions for Harappa

Harappa
/ (həˈræpə) /

noun

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012