How to use Mosul in a sentence
Indeed, some of those troops who ran away from defending Mosul were already American-trained.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’ | Nancy A. Youssef | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Mosul, foreign fighters have left, the city is flooded with refugees and supply routes are cut off.
In the city of Mosul itself it seems as though ISIS is at a loss.
The irony did not escape one local, Laith Hathim, as he stood and watched the newly minted refugees make their way into Mosul.
What the people of Mosul now fear most is aerial bombardment of their own city.
On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.
And with that the two left the white court and returned to the liwan, where the Prince of Mosul awaited them.
Splendid he was, in his jewelled turban, golden belt, and dress of izar—the gold-embroidered cloth of Mosul.
The bridge of boats at Mosul is civic property; and is hired out annually to anyone who will farm it, for a very substantial sum.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
Aziz and Yukhanan were Syrians who had come down from their mountain villages to await our arrival at Mosul.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
British Dictionary definitions for Mosul
a city in N Iraq, on the River Tigris opposite the ruins of Nineveh: an important commercial centre with nearby Ayn Zalah oilfield; university. Pop: 1 236 000 (2005 est)
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