[ lahr-suh ]

  1. an ancient Sumerian city in southern Iraq: archaeological site.

Words Nearby Larsa Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Larsa in a sentence

  • Then several kings flourished at Larsa who claimed to have ruled over Ur.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
  • When Hammurabi came to the throne he had apparently to recognize the overlordship of the Elamite king or his royal son at Larsa.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
  • The temple to Shamash at Larsa, while not quite as old as that of Sippar, was quite as famous.

  • But Ellasar is clearly the Larsa of the cuneiform inscriptions, perhaps with the word al, "city," prefixed.

    Patriarchal Palestine | Archibald Henry Sayce
  • It gives the total length of the dynasty of Larsa as 289 years.

    Archology and the Bible | George A. Barton