city in Iraq, from Arabic baya 'kuba "Jacob's house."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Contemporary Examples of baqubah

  • On November 9, 2005, she blew herself up attacking an Iraqi police post in the town of Baqubah.

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Historical Examples of baqubah

  • While this was being done, steps had been taken in Baqubah camp which tended to split up an already divided nation still further.