Uruk

[oo-roo k]
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noun

an ancient Sumerian city in S Iraq, near the Euphrates, important before 2000 b.c.: exclusive archaeological excavations, notably of a ziggurat and of tablets with very early Sumerian script.

Biblical name Erech.

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