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Baghdad definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Iraq, on the Tigris River: pop. 4,689,000: as the capital of a caliphate, it flourished (8th-9th cent.) as a commercial & cultural center and the chief city of Islam
Baghdad definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The capital and largest city of Iraq, in the center of the country on the Tigris River. Founded in the eighth century, it was heavily damaged by U.S. forces during the Persian Gulf War (1991). Population: 5,670,000.
Baghdad - Cultural Definition
Capital of Iraq, located in central Iraq on both banks of the Tigris River.
- Baghdad has long been one of the great cities of the Muslim world.
- It was bombed heavily during the Persian Gulf War.