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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Karbala.

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  • n. a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed's grandson who was killed there in 680

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