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UR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ur mean? 

UR (noun)
  The noun UR has 1 sense:

1. an ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River

  Familiarity information: UR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UR (noun)


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Meaning:

An ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Ur" is a part of...):

Sumer (an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC)


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