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


or Bag•dad

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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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BAGHDAD, IRAQ, SEPTEMBER 2003: In Firdos Square where the now famous statue of Saddam Hussein once stood, surrounded by tall white pillars, an Iraqi version of Lady Liberty has been erected, a sign of hope in an otherwise dismal landscape.