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Flag of Iraq: اللّٰه أكبر

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic الْعِرَاق (al-ʿirāq, Iraq), of uncertain derivation. Possibly from SumerianUruk” or “Warka” (Biblical “Erech”) region in the south of ancient Iraq. Medieval Arabic uses ‘Iraq’ as a geographical term for the area in the south and center of the modern Iraq. Some Arabic sources say that Iraq comes from عَرِيق (ʿarīq, deep-rooted), from عِرْق (ʿirq, root), while others say it is from Middle Persian's erāq (lowlands), due to historic rule from Iraq's plateau-situated neighbor, Persia.

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Iraq (plural Iraqs)

  1. Country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey. Official name: Republic of Iraq.

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Iraq m

  1. Iraq (country)

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Iraq m

  1. Iraq

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Iraq m

  1. Iraq

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Iraq m

  1. Alternative spelling of Irak