meaning of Baghdad

Baghdad meaning in Etymology Dictionary

a pre-Islamic title apparently of Indo-European source and most likely indicating "gift of god," aided by the very first factor related to Russian bog "god" and 2nd to English donor. Marco Polo (13c.) penned it Baudac.

Baghdad meaning in General Dictionary

capital and largest town of Iraq; located on the Tigris River

Sentence Examples with the word Baghdad

Groves, Residence in Baghdad (1830-1832); Transactions of Bombay Geog.

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