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Noun: Sumer
  1. An area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Al-Iraq, Babylonia, Chaldaea, Chaldea, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq

Encyclopedia: Sumer, Sagar