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Definition 1: a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for irak in the sense of this definition

(irak is an instance of ...) any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent

(irak is a part of ...) a city in northern Iraq on the Tigris across from the ruins of Nineveh

(irak is a part of ...) the second largest city in Iraq; an oil port in southern Iraq

(irak is a part of ...) a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed's grandson who was killed there in 680

(irak is a part of ...) a city in northeastern Iraq; the center of a rich oilfield with pipelines to the Mediterranean

(irak is a part of ...) an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq

(irak is a part of ...) the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq

(irak is a part of ...) an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)

(irak is a part of ...) an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II

(irak is a part of ...) an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC

(irak is a part of ...) capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River

"Baghdad is one of the great cities of the Muslim world"

(irak is a part of ...) an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq

(irak is a part of ...) an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River

(irak is a part of ...) a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia

(irak is a part of ...) a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia

(irak is a part of ...) the part of Kurdistan that is in northwestern Iraq

(irak is a part of ...) an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus

(irak is a part of ...) an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq

(... is part of irak) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations

(... is part of irak) the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century

"the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"

(... is part of irak) the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf

(irak is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Iraq

"the majority of Iraqi are Arab Shiite Muslims although Sunni Muslims control the government"

(... is a member of irak) an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum

(... is a member of irak) an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) a religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli

"Akhbari Shiism has never promoted political control"

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) the most notorious and possibly the most important arm of Iraq's security system

"the Iraqi Mukhabarat has been involved in numerous terrorist activities"

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries

"in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) a radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Saddam Hussein

(irak is the region of the domain of ...) the language of modern Iraq

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