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city in Iraq, from Arabic baya ‘kuba “Jacob’s house.”
Contemporary Examples

On May 13, 2014, a pickup truck approached a caravan of white vans moving on a road near baqubah, east of Baghdad, in Iraq.
Iran Says It’s Under Attack by ISIS Jassem Al Salami October 8, 2014

On November 9, 2005, she blew herself up attacking an Iraqi police post in the town of baqubah.
The Bride of ISIS Revealed Jamie Dettmer September 2, 2014

Historical Examples

While this was being done, steps had been taken in baqubah camp which tended to split up an already divided nation still further.
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram


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