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Ur of the Chaldees

[ kal-deez, kal-deez ]
/ kælˈdiz, ˈkæl diz /
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noun
the city where Abraham was born, sometimes identified with the Sumerian city of Ur. Genesis. 11:28, 31; 15:7; Nehemiah 9:7.
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Origin of Ur of the Chaldees

From Late Latin Ur Chaldeorum; further origin uncertain
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