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or Bag·dad  (băg′dăd′)
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 US forces during the Gulf War and the Iraq War.
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(bæɡˈdæd) or


(Placename) the capital of Iraq, on the River Tigris: capital of the Abbasid Caliphate (762–1258). Pop: 5 910 000 (2005 est)
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or Bag•dad

(ˈbæg dæd, bəgˈdæd)

the capital of Iraq, in the central part, on the Tigris. 4,648,609.
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Noun1.Baghdad - capital and largest city of IraqBaghdad - capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River; "Baghdad is one of the great cities of the Muslim world"
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
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[ˌbægˈdæd] NBagdad m
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[bægˈdæd] nBagdad, Baghdâdbag lady nclocharde f
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nBagdad nt
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[bægˈdæd] nBagdad f
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Whatever it was, he was ready for it, whether it were to hold the lists in the court of the King of Tartary, to carry a cartel to the Sultan of Baghdad, or to serve a term against the wild heathen of Prussia.
He added that "security forces in the Baghdad Operations Command arrested three suspects under Article 4 / of terrorism within the areas of the second freedom, Taji, and pioneers north of Baghdad, and arrested three accused of theft in the areas of Nahrawan, Fadhiliyah, and the area of Jadida south of Baghdad, two suspects were arrested in the Taji beach area, an accused of forgery was arrested in the Saidiya area and another accused of money laundering in the new Baghdad area./ end
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Security sources said here today that 13 unknown dead bodies were found in two Baghdad outskirts areas.
Salam Muhamad, a thirty-year-old shepherd, is rushed into a Baghdad emergency room of the Al-Nur General Hospital.
Marine climbed the immense statue of Saddam Hussein in downtown Baghdad and triumphantly draped the Stars & Stripes over Saddam's heathen-idol visage.
BAGHDAD / NINA /- The security forces in Baghdad Operations Command arrested a number of suspects accused of terrorism, forgery and tribal shooting attack in different areas of Baghdad.
On July 3 2016, the final day of Ramadan, a packed shopping center in Baghdad was hit by a massive truck bomb, killing over 300.
Emirates will recommence passenger flights to Baghdad from Sept.
The Kurdish Globe If Baghdad fails to send May's full budget to Kurdistan, KRG will sell oil independently
BAGHDAD -- On the western edge of Iraq's capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only adding to the sense of siege in Baghdad despite airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition.
Baghdad, Jumada I 14, 1435, Mar 15, 2014, SPA -- A series of car bomb attacks targeting commercial areas and a restaurant killed at least 19 people Saturday in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, authorities said.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Interior ministry sources reported the killing of two civilians and wounding 8 more in Chkouk area, in Baghdad, as reported to Aswat al-Iraq.