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(Placename) a city in E Turkey: a strategic centre; scene of two major battles against Russian forces (1877 and 1916); important military base. Pop: 436 000 (2005 est)
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or Er•ze•rum

(ˈɛr zəˌrʊm)

a city in NE Turkey in Asia. 252,648.
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The Turkish city of Erzurum sits on an expansive green plain, ringed on all sides by towering mountains.
Bird species of Erzurum Marshes, which were known to be the "Bird Paradise" in the region until recently experiencing a rapid decline.
In Erzurum, a van carrying 135 undocumented migrants had an accident, leaving two people dead and several others injured, Anadolu said, quoting Erzurum Governor Seyfettin Azizoglu.
Summary: Ankara [Turkey], Oct 30 (ANI): The Turkey Police on Sunday arrested at least 61 people over suspected links to the Daesh in eastern Erzurum and northwestern Bursa provinces on Sunday.
(1) Erzurum Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erzurum, Turkey
Objective: To analyze the characteristics of patients transferred by ambulance helicopter in Erzurum.
ERZURUM (CyHAN)- Mehmet Turan, a Jewelry master or can be described as lapidary from eastern Turkish province of Erzurum, is widely known with his extraordinary earring, necklace and rings designs which he produce them by processing jewelry such as diamond and brilliant on frame is made chestnut tree.
Garrison is currently directing the design of several projects, including a new university campus in Nairobi, Kenya; the Bilkent Erzurum Lower School, Erzurum, Turkey; the new Columbia University School of Nursing, New York; and a vision plan for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, New York.
Summary: Turkey has begun to put its solar-powered energy generation capacity for tender, beginning with the eastern provinces of Elazyy- and Erzurum.
In terms of its cattle population Erzurum constitutes a model for cattle management in eastern Turkey.
An Iranian art and cultural exhibition has been mounted in the Turkish city of Erzurum, a major city in the eastern part of the country adjacent to Iran.