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During all of these far-flung administrative changes, the Sumerian capital city of Ur itself became the bastion of culture and learning in southern Mesopotamia.Who Were The Ancient Sumerians? History of the ‘First’ Mesopotamians|Dattatreya Mandal|September 15, 2022|Realm of History
Using UpToDate as the ur-text, though, gets into a vast expanse of gray zone, with some assertions evidence-based but many not.How Wikipedia Is Like Your Doctor|Kent Sepkowitz|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Virginia State Delegate Barbara Comstock is the ur-Republican.Republican Congressional Candidate's Awkward Obama Vote|Ben Jacobs|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
God is said to have summoned Abraham from Ur, now in Southern Iraq.Saddam’s Jewish Treasures|Josh Robin|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The identity of the Taliban leader reportedly killed in the drone strike—Wali-ur Rehman—is another mixed blessing.Pakistan’s Drone Dilemma|Jahanzeb Aslam|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Earlier in the day he had posted a photo of himself showing off his abs with the note “Ur turn.”Justin Bieber Freaks Out Over Grammys, Feuds With the Black Keys|Marlow Stern|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was no foam around the Gild-Holm-'Ur; no wave beat against its granite sides.
At the same moment the wide waters round the Gild-Holm-'Ur and the vast gathering twilight closed upon them.
Don'o'—the 's suthin' ur other to pay, Ur he wouldn't 'a' stayed tu hum to-day.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
There is a legend of Abraham, before he left Ur of the Chaldeans, which exhibits the contempt he had of idols.
A vast number of idols were brought from foreign nations, but as they were composed of wood, the god Ur (or fire) consumed them.