HAMMURABI
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ham-ə-RAH-bee (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Akkadian name Hammu-rapi, possibly derived from Amorite meaning "uncle is a healer". This was the name of an 18th-century BC king of Babylon who conquered Sumer and Akkad. He is also known for devising a written code of laws.
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