Definition of Uruk
: of or relating to a Sumerian early Bronze Age culture characterized by temples of stone, sculpture in the round, writing on clay, engraved cylinder seals, and plain red or gray pottery often having a polished surface
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Origin and Etymology of uruk
from Uruk (Erech), ancient Sumerian city on the Euphrates in Babylonia (now Warka, locality in southeastern Iraq), site of the culture's remains
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