Definitions

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  • proper noun A male or female given name
  • proper noun A surname.

Etymologies

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From Hebrew טל

Examples

  • The name Tal—a traditional Hebrew name that, unhappily for a school-age boy, is also the word for "number" in Danish—coupled with a surname that was exotic in a small homogenous country, left Tal R often having to explain himself.

    The Tell-Tale Art of Tal R

  • Staff Sgt. Ryan L. Zorn, 35, of Upton, Wyo., died Nov. 16 in Tal Afar, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

    Gulf War II

  • Las Vegas, Nev., died of injuries sustained in Tal Afar, Iraq, on May 7, when his unit came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

    Gulf War II

  • • Pfc. Keith E. Lloyd, 26, Milwaukee; died in Tal Afar of wounds from an explosive; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

    January 2008

  • He was a supporter and practitioner of counterinsurgency tactics, commanding a battalion in Tal Afar in 2005-6, and was recruited by David Petraeus as an occasional advisor on the pacification of Baghdad in 2007.

    McMaster Gets His Star - Swampland - TIME.com

  • ReFresh, by Ruth Tal is available at your local library, not to mention other good veggie cookbooks.

    Meatless Wonder

  • ReFresh, by Ruth Tal is available at your local library, not to mention other good veggie cookbooks.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Dunnellon, Fla., died Oct 14 in Tal Afar, Iraq, from injuries suffered in

    Gulf War II

  • Milwaukee, died Jan. 12 in Tal Afar, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

    Gulf War II

  • Farther to the north, in Tal Afar, Army Colonel H.R. McMaster successfully employed a similar technique.

    Streetwise

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