from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Iraq, in the center of the country on the Tigris River. Founded in the eighth century, it was heavily damaged by U.S. forces during the Persian Gulf War (1991). Population: 5,670,000.
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- proper n. The capital of, and largest city in Iraq, situated in the center of the country on the Tigris river; an ancient city and historical center of the Muslim world.
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- n. capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River
BAGHDAD — Vice President Joe Biden brought Washington's concerns about Iraqi political tensions directly to leaders in Baghdad on Friday, but officials appeared to leave ...
BAGHDAD -- Two car bombs targeting pilgrims in the southern city of Kabala killed at least 20 people Monday evening, and a bombing outside the Baghdad bureau of a popular Arab satellite television station left at least six people dead earlier in the day, Iraqi officials said.
BAGHDAD — The U.S. will appeal a court decision dismissing manslaughter charges against five Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a deadly 2007 Baghdad shooting, U. S ....
BAGHDAD -- Two car bombs exploded near a government-owned bank in central Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 53 others, police said.
BAGHDAD -- Two car bombs exploded near a government-owned bank in central Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 53, police said.
BAGHDAD — Suicide bombers in a crowded Baghdad commercial district and Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit killed as many as 33 people Sunday as insurgents tried to turn a monthslong deadlock over forming a new Iraqi government to their advantage.
BAGHDAD mdash; Suicide bombers in a crowded Baghdad commercial district and Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit killed as many as 33 people Sunday as insurgents ...
BAGHDAD — Iraqi men held for months at a secret prison outside Baghdad were systematically tortured and forced to sign confession statements that in at least some cases they were forbidden to read, according to a new report by a human rights group released Wednesday.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi officials said Thursday they have detained the mastermind behind a string of bombings last year that targeted key government facilities in Baghdad.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi electoral officials Monday agreed to a request from Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to manually recount the votes cast in Baghdad in last month's parliamentary ballot.
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