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Diyarbakir

[ dee-yahr-buhk-uhr ]
/ diˈyɑr bʌk ər /
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noun
a city in SE Turkey in Asia, on the Tigris River.
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Diyarbakir

Diyarbekir

/ (diːˈjɑːbɛkɪə) /

noun
a city in SE Turkey, on the River Tigris: ancient black basalt walls. Pop: 607 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Amida (əˈmiːdə)
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