a town in central Iraq, about 60 km W of Baghdad; a centre of resistance against the US-led invasion of Iraq, from 2003. Pop: 223 000 (2005 est)
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How to use Fallujah in a sentence
The U.S. launched campaigns in the restive Iraqi city of Fallujah and a surge campaign in Baghdad.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War | Nancy A. Youssef | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Imagine being an Iraq vet who lost friends securing a place such as Fallujah only to see ISIS now seize it.It’s Time for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans to Get a Parade of Their Own | Michael Daly | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
ISIS still holds major cities on both sides of the border: Raqqa, Mosul, and Fallujah, to name a few.ISIS Has 9,000 ‘Core Fighters.’ Or Maybe 17,000. Or Possibly 30,000. | Tim Mak | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What happens if the ground offensive is stalled and they are not able to retake Fallujah or Tikrit?Can Obama Keep His Generals in Check in the War Against ISIS? | Eli Lake, Josh Rogin | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the end of March that year, there had been roughly 750 security incidents in Fallujah and the surrounding countryside.