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Basra

[buhs-ruh, bahs-rah]
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noun
  1. a port in SE Iraq, N of the Persian Gulf.
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Also Busra, Busrah.
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Basra

Basrah Busra or Busrah (ˈbʌsrə)

noun
  1. a port in SE Iraq, on the Shatt-al-Arab. Pop: 1 187 000 (2005 est)
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