Definitions for kerbelaˈkɜr bə lə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ker•be•laˈkɜr bə lə(n.)

  1. a town in central Iraq: holy city of the Shi‘ite sect. 184,574.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Kerbala, Karbala, Kerbela(noun)

    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

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