Tikrīt

geographical name
Ti·​krīt | \ ti-ˈkrēt How to pronounce Tikrīt (audio) \

Definition of Tikrīt

town on the west bank of the Tigris River in north central Iraq

Note: Tikrīt was the birthplace of the Muslim sultan Saladin in 1137 or 1138 and of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in 1937.

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