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Ham·mu·ra·bi

 (hăm′ə-rä′bē, hä′mo͝o-) also Ham·mu·ra·pi (-bē, -pē) Died 1750 bc.
Babylonian king (1792-1750) who made Babylon the chief Mesopotamian kingdom and codified the laws of Mesopotamia and Sumeria.
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Hammurabi

(ˌhæmʊˈrɑːbɪ) or

Hammurapi

n
(Biography) ?18th century bc, king of Babylonia; promulgator of one of the earliest known codes of law
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Ham•mu•ra•bi

(ˌhɑ mʊˈrɑ bi, ˌhæm ʊ-)

also Ham•mu•ra•pi

(-ˈrɑ pi)

n.
18th century b.c., king of Babylonia: instituted a legal code.
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