Definitions for urartuʊˈrɑr tu
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an ancient kingdom near Lake Van in E Anatolia that flourished c900–600 b.c.
Category: Ancient History, Geography (places)
An Iron Age kingdom in eastern Asia Minor flourishing 9th-6th century BC. Located in the Armenian Highlands, it was centred in the mountainous region around Lake Van.
Origin: A modern (19th century) rendition of . Corresponds to Biblical אררט (see Ararat).