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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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This will follow the same route via Azerbaijan and Georgia but will end at Turkey's existing gas transmission system at Erzerum. The SCGP will start at the offshore Shah Deniz gas field, being developed to a capacity of 8.5 BCM/year of gas and 37,000 b/d of condensate.
Nicholas seemed to be easily incensed by Pushkin's wayward and erratic behavior--as, for example, by the poet's unauthorized trip to Erzerum. Binyon suggests that, although irked by the tsar's baleful control, Pushkin nevertheless valued highly his occasional displays of benevolence, as well as the interest shown in his work on Peter the Great (1689-1725); and he expressed admiration of the tsar's bravery in personally confronting rioters during the cholera epidemic in St.
Known as the Erzerum treaties, these documents give Iran a droit de regard (the right of oversight) over Iraq's principal ...[Shi'ite religious] centers of Najaf, Karbala and ...[Kathemiya - now a suburb of Baghdad].
In Greenmantle, when it's clear that the bloody battle of Erzerum is going the right way, Hannay's sidekick Sandy Arbuthnot exclaims, "Oh, well done our side!" It wasn't only Waterloo that was won on the playing fields of Eton.
Georgians have lived in the valleys north of Erzerum since the Bronze Age.
A Baku-Tbilisi gas pipeline simply needs a section built from Tbilisi to the Turkish border and from Erzerum to the Georgian border.
The extent of urban religiosity was revealed in a recent study of Kirikkale, a town of 200,000 near Ankara, conducted by Professor Beshir Atalay of Erzerum University.
On 29 January (11 February) 1916, (1) troops of the Russian Caucasus Army began an assault on the Ottoman fortress of Erzerum. Consisting of an inner core of eleven forts and batteries with two more forts on each flank, the fortress of Erzerum was the central strongpoint in the Ottoman line in eastern Turkey.
Kazakhstan will be commissioning a feasibility study for the pipeline, which will see the extension of the recently completed South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) which connects Azerbaijan's Baku, with the Georgian city of Tbilisi and Turkey's Erzerum. The pipeline will have to be built under the Caspian Sea in order to join the pipeline to Turkey.
helped to take Erzerum from the Turks despite the Kaiser's jihad
Greece has agreed to buy Shah Deniz gas through this pipeline when the Turkish section from Georgia to Erzerum has been completed.
La ambiguedad de los enunciados, la confusion de espacios (en la geografia de Uqbar -un falso pais- estan "interpolados" lugares existentes como "Jorasan, Armenia, Erzerum" junto a otros como "las tierras bajas de Tsai Jaldun y el delta del Axa") y la mezcla de personajes del mundo real y del ficticio (Esmerdis, los ortodoxos perseguidos, el heresiarca anonimo que abomina de los espejos), impiden decidir si la temporalidad corresponde al mundo de la enciclopedia o si debe computarse dentro de la cronologia del narrador y de los lectores de "Tlon".