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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to ancient Sumer or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A member of an ancient people, probably of non-Semitic origin, who established a nation of city-states in Sumer in the fourth millennium BC that is one of the earliest known historic civilizations.
  • noun The language of the Sumerians, of no known linguistic affiliation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Accadian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the region of lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Sumer, or its inhabitants or their language.
  • noun A native of lower Babylonia, anciently called Sumer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, from or pertaining to Sumer.
  • adjective Of, from or pertaining lower Babylonia, which was anciently called Šumer in Akkadian.
  • noun A person of Sumer.
  • noun A native of lower Babylonia, called Šumer in Akkadian.
  • proper noun The ancient language spoken in Sumer, a language isolate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants
  • noun a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer

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