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Definition 1: an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC - [noun denoting location]

(sumer is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(sumer is a part of ...) an ancient city of Sumer located on a former channel of the Euphrates River

(... is part of sumer) a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq

(... is part of sumer) an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) the great mother goddess; worshipped also as Aruru and Mama and Nintu

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) a solar deity; firstborn of Bel and consort was Gula; god of war and the chase and agriculture; sometimes identified with biblical Nimrod

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) sun god; counterpart of Akkadian Shamash

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) evil storm god represented as a black bird

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) legendary friend of Gilgamish

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) god of the Moon; counterpart of the Akkadian Sin

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) a demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) goddess personifying the primeval sea; mother of the gods and of heaven and earth

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) goddess personifying earth; counterpart of Akkadian Aruru

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz)

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) goddess of death and consort of Nergal

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) god of the air and king of the Sumerian gods

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea

(sumer is the region of the domain of ...) legendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics

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