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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A member of a people who inhabited an ancient area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq

Usage examples (31)
  • This is all well and good for purposes of plot, but Stephenson wraps all of this in Sumerian mythos.
  • The Sumerian culture is the first recorded civilization on earth, then called Sumerian, today's Iraq.
  • "Sumerian" word for "name," which, however, in the case of a Babylonian or
  • The geometric designs of the great Oriental writing systems, such as Sumerian, for more
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