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- proper n. An Iron Age kingdom in eastern Asia Minor flourishing 9th-6th century BC. Located in the Armenian Highlands, it was centred in the mountainous region around Lake Van.
A modern (19th century) rendition of Akkadian 𒆳𒌵 (Urarṭu). Corresponds to Biblical אררט (Ǎrārāṭ) (see Ararat). (Wiktionary)