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|Noun||1.||Namtar - a demon personifying death; messenger of the underworld goddess Ereshkigal bringing death to mankind|
Mesopotamia - the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
Sumer - 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