Hammurabi

Hammurabi

[hah-moo-rah-bee, ham-oo-]
noun
18th century b.c. or earlier, king of Babylonia.
Also, Hammurapi [hah-moo-rah-pee, ham-oo-] .
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Hammurabi or Hammurapi (ˌhæmʊˈrɑːbɪ)
 
n
?18th century bc, king of Babylonia; promulgator of one of the earliest known codes of law
 
Hammurapi or Hammurapi
 
n

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Hammurabi [(ham-uh-rah-bee, hah-muh-rah-bee)]

A king of ancient Mesopotamia, known for putting the laws of his country into a formal code.

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