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Definition of Ur

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Ur Ur, Ure Ure, n. (Zo["o]l.) The urus.
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Urus U"rus, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See Aurochs.] (Zo["o]l.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal (Bos urus or primigenius) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius C[ae]sar. It had very large horns, and was hardly capable of domestication. Called also, ur, ure, and tur.

Meaning of Ur from wikipedia

- Ur (/ʊər/; Sumerian: Urim; Sumerian Cuneiform: 𒌶𒆠 URI5KI, 𒋀𒀕𒆠 URIM2KI or 𒋀𒀊𒆠 URIM5KI; Akkadian: Uru; Arabic: أور‎; Hebrew: אור‎) was an important...
- UR, Ur or ur may refer to: A location in Final Fantasy III A race of aliens in Fading Suns, a role-playing game Royal Game of Ur, an ancient board game...
- Ur Kaśdim (Hebrew: אוּר כַּשְׂדִּים‎ ʾur kasdim), commonly translated as Ur of the Chaldeans, is a city mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the birthplace...
- of Ur, also called the Neo-Sumerian Empire, refers to a 22nd to 21st century BC (middle chronology) Sumerian ruling dynasty based in the city of Ur and...
- The Ziggurat (or Great Ziggurat) of Ur (Sumerian: 𒂍𒋼𒅎𒅍 é-temen-ní-gùru "Etemen****u", meaning "temple whose foundation creates aura") is a Neo-Sumerian...
- Ur-Nammu (or Ur-Namma, Ur-Engur, Ur-Gur, Sumerian: 𒌨𒀭𒇉, ruled c. 2112 BC – 2095 BC middle chronology, or possibly ca. 2047–2030 BC short chronology)...
- Ur is a proposed supercontinent that formed in the Archean 3,100 million years ago (3.1 billion). In Roger's reconstruction, Ur is half a billion years...
- The Lyres of Ur or Harps of Ur are considered to be the world's second oldest surviving stringed instruments after the ones discovered in the Maykop culture...
- The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest known law code surviving today. It is from Mesopotamia and is written on tablets, in the Sumerian language c. 2100–2050...
- The Standard of Ur is a Sumerian artifact of the 3rd millennium BC that is now in the collection of the British Museum. It comprises a hollow wooden box...
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