from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Iraq southeast of Mosul. Built on the site of a settlement dating to 3000 B.C., it is an agricultural market in an oil-producing region. Population: 601,000.
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- proper n. a city in northeast Iraq
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- n. a city in northeastern Iraq; the center of a rich oilfield with pipelines to the Mediterranean
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