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Erbil

[eer-bil, air-] /ˈɪər bɪl, ˈɛər-/
noun
1.
a town in N Iraq: built on the site of ancient Arbela.
Also, Arbil, Irbil.
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Erbil

/ˈɜːbɪl/
noun
1.
a city in N Iraq: important in Assyrian times. Pop: 870 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Arbela

Irbil

/ˈɪəbɪl/
noun
1.
a variant of Erbil
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Arbela

ancient town, northern Iraq. It is situated 48 miles (77 km) east of Mosul in the foothills of the mountains that rise to the east. It is a trade centre for agricultural produce. A rail terminus, it is also linked by roads to Turkey, Syria, and Iran.

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