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Na·jaf

 (năj′ăf′)
A city of south-central Iraq near the Euphrates River. A center of Shiite Islam, it is a starting point for the pilgrimage to Mecca.
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Najaf

(ˈnædʒæf)
n
(Placename) a holy city in central Iraq, near the River Euphrates; burial place of the Caliph Ali and a centre of the Shiite faith. Pop: 639 000 (2005 est)
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Na•jaf

(ˈnædʒ æf)

also An-Najaf



n.
a city in central Iraq: holy city of the Shi‘ites; shrine contains tomb of Ali (a.d. c600–661). 472,103.
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