Diyarbakir[dē yär′bä kir′]
city in SE Turkey, on the Tigris: pop. 371,000
A city of southeast Turkey on the Tigris River. It was a Roman colony called Amida from AD 230 to 363 and was finally captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1516.
- A city in Turkey
- Alternative form of Diyarbakır.