Dictionary.com

Erbil

[ ir-bil ]
/ ˈɪr bɪl /
Save This Word!

noun

a town in northern Iraq: built on the site of ancient Arbela.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
Also Ir·bil, Ar·bil .
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Erbil

British Dictionary definitions for Erbil

Erbil

Irbil Arbil

/ (ˈɜːbɪl) /

noun

a city in N Iraq: important in Assyrian times. Pop: 870 000 (2005 est)Ancient name: Arbela
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
See Today's Synonym