Hilla

[ hil-uh ]
/ ˈhɪl ə /

noun

a city in central Iraq, S of Baghdad.

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Hilla
/ (ˈhɪlə) /

noun

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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