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UR, Ur or ur may refer to:


  • Computing 1
  • Geography 2
  • Mathematics 3
  • Language and linguistics 4
  • Media and entertainment 5
  • Organizations and institutions 6
  • Other uses 7
  • See also 8


  • Ur, also called Ur/Web a programming language.


  • Ur, an ancient city-state in southern Mesopotamia, modern day Iraq
  • Ur of the Chaldees ((Ur Kaśdim)), mentioned in the Book of Genesis as the birthplace of Abraham
  • Ur, Pyrénées-Orientales, a commune of the Pyrénées-Orientales Département, France
  • Ur (continent), name of the first known continent in the field of tectonics
  • Ur, Iran, a village in Ardabil Province, Iran
  • Canton of Uri, Switzerland
  • Hay Ur, a neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq


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