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(sometimes initial capital letter)
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Example sentences from the Web for ur
God is said to have summoned Abraham from Ur, now in Southern Iraq.
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
Think of it as the Ur moment that led us to a world of Baby Bjorn baby carriers and Happiest Baby on the Block DVDs.'What to Expect When You’re Expecting': The Movie and the Book’s Heidi Murkoff|Nicole LaPorte|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Cities like Pompeii and Petra, Heliopolis in Egypt and Ayutthaya in Thailand, Ur and Jericho and Babylon in the Fertile Crescent.
He wrote: “I like to know what is ur personal opinion of Pakistan after the trip.”
The patriarch Abraham belonged to his race, and was born in "Ur of the Chaldees."The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas|Jesse L. Hurlbut
Similarly, E-gish-shir-gal, 'the house of the great luminary,' was an appropriate name for the temple to the moon-god at Ur.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
On the other hand, we have followed Lot from Ur of the Chaldees also; but alas!The Lord's Coming|C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
In the time of Abraham a polytheistic religion already existed in Ur, for we are told that his father "served other gods."The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science|John William Dawson
“Go and bring the fellow who is troubling the guests,” said Ur to the servants.The Irish Fairy Book|Various