Nasiriyah

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Na·si·ri·yah

 (nä′sĭ-rē′ə)
A city of southeast Iraq west-northwest of Basra. A strategic crossing on the Euphrates River, it was the site (March 2003) of one of the first major battles of the Iraq War.

Nasiriyah

(ˌnæzɪˈriːə)
n
(Placename) a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop: 425 000 (2005 est)
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C]oalition Special Operations forces did stage an operation last night into the town of An Nasiriya.
My ultimate destination was An Nasiriya, Iraq, where some of the heaviest fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom occurred one month earlier.
Five hours later, we arrived at Camp White Horse on the outskirts of An Nasiriya.