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U•ga•rit



Pronunciation: (OO"gu-rēt', yOO"-), [key]
n.
an ancient city in Syria, N of Latakia, on the site of modern Ras Shamra: destroyed by an earthquake early in the 13th centuryb.c.;excavations have yielded tablets written in cuneiform and hieroglyphic script that reveal important information on Canaanite mythology.

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UgandaUgaritic
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