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Kirkuk

[kir-kook] /kɪrˈkuk/
noun
1.
a city in N Iraq.
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  • Kirkuk is of very ancient origin—but of its early history little is known.

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  • At length we got round to the road, and started to advance down it to Kirkuk.

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  • It was rumored that we would continue to push on and would attack Kirkuk.

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  • Once we had reached the far side we set out to pick our way round Kirkuk to get astride the road leading thence to Altun Kupri.

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  • It provides an easy passage practicable in the depth of winter, from Armenia to Kirkuk and Baghdad.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kirkuk

Kirkuk

/kɜːˈkʊk; ˈkɜːkʊk/
noun
1.
a city in NE Iraq: centre of a rich oilfield with pipelines to the Mediterranean. Pop: 548 000 (2005 est)
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