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Hilla

[hil-uh] /ˈhɪl ə/
noun
1.
a city in central Iraq, S of Baghdad.
Also, Al-Hillah.
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Hilla

/ˈhɪlə/
noun
1.
a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop: 364 000 (2005 est) Also called Al Hillah
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