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Uruk Line breaks: Uruk
Pronunciation: /ˈʊrʊk/

Definition of Uruk in English:

An ancient city in southern Mesopotamia, to the north-west of Ur. One of the greatest cities of Sumer, it was built in the 5th millennium bc and is associated with the legendary hero Gilgamesh. Arabic name Warka; biblical name Erech.

Words that rhyme with Uruk

Osnabrück • Beaverbrook

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