Iraq
geographical name country SW Asia in Mesopotamia; a republic since 1958, formerly a kingdom capital Baghdad area 168,927 square miles (437,521 square kilometers), population 18,838,000 • Iraqi adjective or noun

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  • IRAQ — IRAQ, country in S.W. Asia (for period prior to 634 C.E. see mesopotamia and babylonia ). The Diaspora of Iraq was one of the most ancient of the Jewish people. The Jews came to Babylon after the destruction of the First Temple (586 B.C.E.), or… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Iraq — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda جمهورية العراق Yumhūriyyat al ‘Irāq كۆماری عێراق Komara Îraqê República de Iraq …   Wikipedia Español

  • Iraq — La grafía culta del nombre del país árabe que se asienta sobre los territorios de la antigua Mesopotamia es Iraq. Esta grafía resulta de aplicar las normas de transcripción del alfabeto árabe al español, según las cuales la letra qāf en la que… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Iraq — country name, 1920, from an Arabic name attested since 6c. for the region known in Gk. as MESOPOTAMIA (Cf. Mesopotamia); often said to be from Arabic araqa, covering notions such as perspiring, deeply rooted, well watered, which may reflect the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • iraq — iraq; iraq·i·an; …   English syllables

  • Iraq — [i räk′, i rak′] country in SW Asia, at the head of the Persian Gulf, coinciding more or less with ancient Mesopotamia: formerly a kingdom, it became a republic in 1958: 169,235 sq mi (438,317 sq km); pop. 16,335,000; cap. Baghdad …   English World dictionary

  • Iraq — For other uses, see Iraq (disambiguation). Republic of Iraq جمهورية العراق (Arabic) …   Wikipedia

  • Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …   Universalium

  • iraq — 1. (Iraq) (2270↑, 418↓) A country that, while liberated by the shoot first phase, is rapidly deteriorating during the ask questions later phase. Author: http://iraq.urbanup.com/199602 2. (Iraq) (1473↑, 668↓) Place George Bush decided to attack… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Iraq — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Iraq <p></p> Background: <p></p> Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League… …   The World Factbook

  • iraq — z. Uzaq, uzaqda. İraq olmaq. İraq durmaq. – Gül əkdim, şaxta vurdu; Nə yaman vaxtda vurdu; Bimürvət ovçu məni; Yardan iraqda vurdu. (Bayatı). Mürği ruhum getməz səndən irağa. A. Ə.. İraq düşmək – uzaq düşmək, ayrılmaq, uzaqda olmaq.… …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

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