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Ur

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishUrUr /ɜː $ ɜːr/ (also Ur of the Chaldees /ˌɜːr əv ðə kælˈdiːz $ -kɒːl-/) 🔊 🔊 a city in ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), which existed from about 3500 BC to about the 6th century BC. According to the Old Testament of the Bible, abraham was born there. see also Sumer
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