Karbala

[ kahr-buh-luh ]
/ ˈkɑr bə lə /
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noun

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Karbala

Kerbela

/ (ˈkɑːbələ) /

noun

a town in central Iraq: the chief holy city of Iraq and centre of Shiah Muslim pilgrimage; burial place of Mohammed's grandson Husain. Pop: 460 000 (2005 est)
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