a plateau in SW Asia, mostly in Iran, extending from the Tigris to the Indus rivers. 1,000,000 sq. mi. (2,590,000 sq. km).
[ee-rah-pwah-taw] /ˌi rɑˈpwɑ tɔ/ noun 1. a city in Guanajuato, in central Mexico.
[ih-rak, ih-rahk] /ɪˈræk, ɪˈrɑk/ noun 1. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris-Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Capital: Baghdad. /ɪˈrɑːk/ noun 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Persian Gulf: coextensive with ancient Mesopotamia; became a British mandate in […]
[ih-rak-ee, ih-rah-kee] /ɪˈræk i, ɪˈrɑ ki/ noun, plural Iraqis. 1. a native of Iraq. 2. Also, Iraqi Arabic. the dialect of Arabic spoken in Iraq. adjective 3. of or relating to Iraq, its inhabitants, or their language. /ɪˈrɑːkɪ/ adjective 1. of or relating to Iraq or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of […]
[ahy-ruh] /ˈaɪ rə/ noun 1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “watchful.”. abbreviation 1. Infrared Astronomical Satellite, a pioneering international earth-orbiting satellite that during 1983 made an all-sky survey at infrared wavelengths abbreviation 1. Irish Republican Army masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally “watchful,” from stem of ‘ur “to awake, to rouse […]