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Ha·rap·pa

 (hə-răp′ə)
A locality in the Indus River valley of the Punjab in Pakistan. Archaeological finds dating back to the third millennium bc include the remains of a well-laid-out city and indicate a possible link between Indian and Sumerian cultures.
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Harappa

(həˈræpə)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in the Punjab in NW Pakistan: one of the centres of the Indus civilization that flourished from 2500 to 1700 bc; probably destroyed by Indo-European invaders
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Ha•rap•pa

(həˈræp ə)

n.
a village in Pakistan, in the Indus Valley: site of successive ancient cities.
Ha•rap′pan, adj.
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