city in Iraq, from Arabic baya 'kuba "Jacob's house."
Examples from the Web for baqubah
On November 9, 2005, she blew herself up attacking an Iraqi police post in the town 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.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram