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Diarbekr

[Turkish dee-ahr-buhk-uhr]
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noun
  1. Diyarbakir.
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  • Diarbekr was true to its grim traditions, and here there was no relenting.

    The Cradle of Mankind

    W.A. Wigram

  • On these, starting from Diarbekr or Mosul, they float down all their goods.

  • At this point, there is a road branching away to the north of the route we had followed and leading up to Diarbekr.

    A Kut Prisoner

    H. C. W. Bishop

  • We never travel more than eight hours, and shall not do the regular stages to Diarbekr.

  • A week later we sat on the banks of the Tigris by the Roman bridge which spans the river just below the black walls of Diarbekr.