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Amorite ruler of Babylon (r. 1792–1750 B.C.E.). He conquered many city-states in southern and northern Mesopotamia and is best known for a code of laws, inscribed on a black stone pillar, illustrating the principles to be used in legal cases.
Toward the end of a long reign, Hammurabi initiated a series of aggressive military campaigns, and Babylon became the capital of what historians have named the "Old Babylonian" state, which eventually stretched beyond Sumer and Akkad into the north and northwest, from 1900 to 1600 B.C.E.
by HistoryNerd94 December 19, 2010
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Cheap in quality or to be very cheap in general
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Son: Dad, can we get a 12pk of sodas?
Father: No son, we have to wait until next weekend. That's when it will be on sale
Son: Stop being a hammurabi dad!
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Stop embarrassing me by wearing those hammurabi looking sandals
by eaParadise October 26, 2010
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Retribution or revenge, particularly of a cruel or physically violent type .

Referring to the Code of Hammurabi. Hammurabi was the ancient Babylonian king (c. 1792 BC) who coined the terman eye for an eye .”
“ If find out who stole my kid’s bike I gonna get all Hammurabi on his ass.
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