Iraq

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geographical name \i-ˈräk, -ˈrak\

Definition of Iraq

  1. country in southwestern Asia in Mesopotamia that has a small border on the Persian Gulf; a republic since 1958, formerly a kingdom; capital Baghdad area 168,927 square miles (437,521 square kilometers), population 34,500,000

Iraqi

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IRAQ Defined for English Language Learners

Iraq

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geographical name \i-ˈräk, -ˈrak\

Definition of Iraq for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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