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UBER

(OO-bur)
In Turkey the vampiric REVENANT known as an uber ("overlord," "witch" or "vampire") is created when a person dies through an act of violence or when a foreigner who is not Muslim is buried in Turkish soil.
Source: de Vere, Dragon Legacy, 55­56; Jones, On the Nightmare, 124; Summers, Vampire: His Kith and Kin, 309
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