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Nippur

[ ni-poor ]
/ nɪˈpʊər /
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noun
an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city in SE Iraq: partially excavated.
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Nippur
/ (nɪˈpʊə) /

noun
an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city, the excavated site of which is in SE Iraq: an important religious centre, abandoned in the 12th or 13th century
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