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Şanlıurfa, Turkey (Urhai/Hurri, Edessa, Antioch, al-Ruhā/Roucha/Rochas, Urfa) 

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

John Everett-Heath

A very ancient city named after the Hurrian people (their name meaning ‘cave’), the city being their capital during the 2nd millennium ... ...

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