a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop: 425 000 (2005 est)

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  • To do Harris justice, he doesn't know the man and thought he was still at Nasiriyah.

  • The Turks, based on Nasiriyah attacked us and nearly recaptured Basra.

  • When we took a lot of prisoners at Nasiriyah we allowed the officers to send back for their kits.