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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KIRKUK, Iraq: I'm in the provincial headquarters building in downtown Kirkuk - the oil-rich district of northern Iraq that is the most disputed corner of this country.
KIRKUK, Iraq -- I'm in the provincial headquarters building in downtown Kirkuk -- the oil-rich district of northern Iraq that is the most disputed corner of this country.
But many of them take the money and move to another neighborhood in Kirkuk and bribe the local mayor to let them stay there illegally.
For some it's a blessing, but here in Kirkuk, it's a curse.
Ms. NERMEEN AL-MUFTI (Spokeswoman, Iraqi Turkmen Front): The first thing is Turkmen and Arabs, not only in Kirkuk - in Kirkuk, Diyala, Salahudeen, Mosul and Anbar - they are going to boycott it.
Despite the formation of a committee to create a power sharing formula for Tamim Province (where Kirkuk is located), little progress has been made on the issue.
They died from wounds suffered when two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters crashed Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
Alamogordo, N.M., died June 4 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade.
Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade on July 23 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
Austell, Ga., died Dec. 11 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.