Diyarbakir[dē yär′bä kir′]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
city in SE Turkey, on the Tigris: pop. 371,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of southeast Turkey on the Tigris River. It was a Roman colony called Amida from A.D. 230 to 363 and was finally captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1515. Population: 545,000.