Basra

geographical name
Bas·​ra | \ ˈbäs-rə How to pronounce Basra (audio) , ˈbəs-, ˈbas-, ˈbäz-, ˈbəz-, ˈbaz- \
variants: or Al-Basrah \ äl-​ How to pronounce Al-Basrah (audio) \

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city and port on the Shatt al Arab, southern Iraq population 1,250,000

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“Basra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Al-Basrah?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=a&file=albas01g. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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