Raqqa

geographical name
Raq·​qa | \ ˈräk-kə How to pronounce Raqqa (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Al-Raqqah \ äl-​ˈräk-​kə How to pronounce Raqqa (audio) \ or Ar-Raqqah \ är-​ˈräk-​kə How to pronounce Raqqa (audio) \ or Rakka \ ˈräk-​kə How to pronounce Raqqa (audio) \

Definition of Raqqa

city on the Euphrates River in north-central Syria population 220,000

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“Raqqa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Raqqa. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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