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  • proper n. In Sumerian mythology, primarily a mountain or mountains, and usually referred to the Zagros mountains to the east of Sumer.


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  • The Badawi plait their locks in Kurún (horns) or Jadáil (ringlets) which are undone only to be washed with the water of the she-camel.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He is taking the "Kur" -- he looks as if he wanted it -- and she is taking rouge et noir.

    Chantry House

  • Kur: American viewers never knew this show was on.

    'Dollhouse' canceled: Are we peeved or pleased by this development? |

  • When Inanna descends into the Kur, she is entering a worldscape beyond her power, constructed from quirks far more powerful than her.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • The narrow, winding road ended at the Kur – the longest river in AZ and which flows through my town.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • But instead of granting you adult status, Kur - relgyre killed her.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • The Kur then, with a prodigious strength, slowly lifted the flaming page 364 vat of bloodied oil over its head.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • It was the same chain, differently employed, that had fastened the Kur in the same place.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • The Kur, with that agility seemingly so unnatural and surprising in a beast of its size, descended from the ubar's box and interposed itself between me and the pathetic figure, now staring wildly upward, fallen, twisting and shuddering, moved this way and that, being pulled and shaken, being torn by the sleen.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • IN a moment or two the Kur from the courtyard below, no longer dragging the part of a sleen, perhaps having finished it, or having had it dragged from him, was ushered past our cell, and prodded, its ropes then removed, a chain still on its neck, into a cell down the way.

    Cinnamon Roll


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