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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast Iraq southeast of Mosul. Built on the site of a settlement dating to 3000 BC, it is an agricultural market in an oil-producing region.

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  • proper noun a city in northeast Iraq

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  • noun a city in northeastern Iraq; the center of a rich oilfield with pipelines to the Mediterranean

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