Hammurabi

biographical name
Ham·​mu·​ra·​bi | \ ˌha-mə-ˈrä-bē How to pronounce Hammurabi (audio) \
variants: or Hammurapi \ ˌha-​mə-​ˈrä-​pē How to pronounce Hammurabi (audio) \

Definition of Hammurabi

died 1750 b.c. king of Babylon (1792–50)

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“Hammurabi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hammurabi. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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