Baqubah

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for baqubah

Contemporary Examples of baqubah

  • On May 13, 2014, a pickup truck approached a caravan of white vans moving on a road near Baqubah, east of Baghdad, in Iraq.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Iran Says It’s Under Attack by ISIS

    Jassem Al Salami

    October 9, 2014

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

    The Daily Beast logo
    The Bride of ISIS Revealed

    Jamie Dettmer

    September 3, 2014

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.