Ras Shamra

Ras Sham·​ra | \ ˈräsˈshamrə \

Definition of Ras Shamra

: of or being the alphabetical cuneiform script of Ugaritic discovered on a collection of clay tablets excavated at Ras Shamra between 1929 and 1936 : ugaritic

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History and Etymology for Ras Shamra

from Ras Shamra, Syria

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“Ras Shamra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ras%20Shamra. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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