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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.

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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.

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  • 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.

    In Iraq, Counting Heads Is A Political Headache

  • For some it's a blessing, but here in Kirkuk, it's a curse.

    In Iraq, Counting Heads Is A Political Headache

  • 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.

    In Iraq, Counting Heads Is A Political Headache

  • 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.

    Wonk Room » What Is The U.S. Role In Iraqi Arab-Kurd Peacemaking?

  • They died from wounds suffered when two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters crashed Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

    All The Beating Drums, The Celebration Guns | ATTACKERMAN

  • Alamogordo, N.M., died June 4 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade.

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  • Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade on July 23 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

    Gulf War II

  • Austell, Ga., died Dec. 11 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

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