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ancient Sumerian city on the Euphrates in what is now central Iraq: fl. c. 4000
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An ancient city of Mesopotamia in the Euphrates River valley of present-day central Iraq. Its extensive ruins have yielded valuable archaeological evidence about Sumerian culture.