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cheek

1. 
a. either side of the face, esp that part below the eye
b. either side of the oral cavity; side of the mouth
2. a side of a door jamb
3. Nautical one of the two fore-and-aft supports for the trestletrees on a mast of a sailing vessel, forming part of the hounds
4. one of the jaws of a vice

Cheek

A narrow upright face, forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member or one side of an opening.

cheek

[chēk]
(anatomy)
The wall of the mouth in humans and other mammals.
(metallurgy)
Portion of a three-part flask between the cope and the drag.
(zoology)
The lateral side of the head in submammalian vertebrates and in invertebrates.

cheek

1. A narrow upright face forming the end or side of an architectural or structural member, or one side of an opening.
2. A narrow upright face forming the end or a side of an architectural or structural member.
3. The upright face of one side of an opening.
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The Camp Bucca base closure began in April 2010 with the transfer of the Theater Internment Facility.
Sitting on 300 hectares (740 acres) inside the perimeter of Camp Bucca, the development lies two kilometres from Iraq's primary port of Umm Qasr, 20 km from the main border crossing at Safwan, and 40 km south of downtown Basra.
Sitting on 300 hecatres (740 acres) inside the perimeter of Camp Bucca, the development lies just 2km from Iraq's primary port of Umm Qasr, 20km from the main border crossing at Safwan, and 40km south of downtown Basra.
detention camps) Bucca, Cropper and other such places," said Major General Hassan al-Baidhani, chief of staff for the Baghdad operations command.
The first involved the transition of detainees from Camp Bucca to TIFs at Camp Cropper (located on Victory Base Complex, Baghdad) and Camp Taji and the closing of the Camp Bucca TIF.
The programme is called Send Him to Bucca, a reference to a notorious US military detention centre in southern Iraq which closed last year.
During the handover ceremony in July for Camp Bucca, the last U.
More than 100,000 prisoners have passed through US custody in Iraq, where Camp Bucca near the southern city of Basra was closed in September 2009 and Camp Taji north of Baghdad shut earlier this year.
The largest, Camp Bucca in the southern desert near Kuwait, was shut down last September.
Abu Mustafa, a cousin of a former detainee who was released last year from the now-closed Camp Bucca detention center, said his relative was accused of killing a policeman in 2006.