Reference Entry

Dayr az-Zawr (Syria)

John Everett-Heath

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

Third edition


Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191751394

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A governorate and a city founded by the Ottoman Turks in 1867 with a name possibly derived from the ancient

Reference Entry.  43 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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