Baghdad

or Bag·dad

[ bag-dad, buhg-dad ]
/ ˈbæg dæd, bəgˈdæd /

noun

a city in and the capital of Iraq, in the central part, on the Tigris.

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British Dictionary definitions for Baghdad

Baghdad

Bagdad

/ (bæɡˈdæd) /

noun

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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Cultural definitions for Baghdad

Baghdad

Capital of Iraq, located in central Iraq on both banks of the Tigris River.

notes for Baghdad

Baghdad has long been one of the great cities of the Muslim world.

notes for Baghdad

It was bombed heavily during the Persian Gulf War.
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