an ancient region in southern Mesopotamia that contained a number of independent cities and city-states of which the first were established possibly as early as 5000 b.c.: conquered by the Elamites and, about 2000 b.c., by the Babylonians; a number of its cities, as Ur, Uruk, Kish, and Lagash, are major archaeological sites in southern Iraq.
the S region of Babylonia; seat of a civilization of city-states that reached its height in the 3rd millennium bc
solar ultraviolet measurements of emitted radiation
adjective 1. of or relating to Sumer, its people, or their language. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Sumer. 3. a language of unknown affinities that was the language of the Sumerians and had, in the late 4th and 3rd millenniums b.c., a well-developed literature that is preserved in pictographic and cuneiform writing and […]
noun 1. the study of the history, language, and culture of the Sumerians.
noun 1. a city in SE Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea.
noun, Japanese. 1. black ink made from a mixture of plant soot and glue solidified into sticks or cakes the ends of which are scraped or ground into water on an ink slab, much used by calligraphers and painters.