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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Only a few days after arriving into the area of An Nasiriyah, Iraq, doctors and corpsmen of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) (Special Operations Capable (SOC)) have brought new life to the people of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.