Mosul

geographical name
Mo·​sul | \ mō-ˈsül How to pronounce Mosul (audio) , ˈmō-səl\
variants: or Arabic Al-Mawsil \ ˌäl-​mau̇-​ˈsēl How to pronounce Al-Mawsil (audio) \

Definition of Mosul

city on the Tigris River in northern Iraq population 1,637,000

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