Gilgamesh(redirected from Giglgamesh)
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The semidivine king of Erech, a city of southern Babylonia, and hero of an epic collection of mythic tales, one of which tells of a flood that covered the earth.
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(Non-European Myth & Legend) a legendary Sumerian king
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a legendary Sumerian king, the hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics.
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|Noun||1.||Gilgamesh - a legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories|
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