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An ancient city of western Syria on the Mediterranean Sea. It flourished as a trade center from c. 1450 to 1195 bc but was destroyed soon after, possibly by an earthquake. Excavation of the ruins (beginning in 1929) has unearthed important cuneiform tablets.
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(ˌu gəˈrit, ˌyu-)

an ancient city on the site of modern Ras Shamra, in NW Syria, fl. 2nd millennium b.c.
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