geographical name city central Iraq SSW of Baghdad population 83,301

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  • Karbala — ou Kerbela (Karbalâ ) v. d Irak, au S. O. de Bagdad; ch. l. du gouv. du m. nom; 115 000 hab. Ville sainte des chiites …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Karbala — كربلاء Karbalāʾ Basisdaten Staat Irak …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Karbala — Kerbala Karbala (ar) كربلاء Mosquée Al Husayn …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Karbala — Original name in latin Karbala Name in other language Gorad Kerbela, Karbala, Karbala , Karbalaa, Karbalo, Karbal’, Karbila, Kerbala, Kerbela, Krbla, Meshed Hussain, Meshed Hussein, Nainawa, Shathi ul Furat, Vilojati Karbalo, al Ghadiriya, ka er… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Karbala — /kahr beuh leuh/, n. Kerbela. * * * …   Universalium

  • Karbala' — noun a city in central Iraq where Husayn was killed; a site of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims …   Wiktionary

  • Karbala — Kạrbala,   Stadt in Irak, Kerbela …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Karbala — /ˈkabələ/ (say kahbuhluh) noun a town in central Iraq; spiritual centre for Shiah Muslims …   Australian English dictionary

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