Definition of Karbala in English:

Karbala

Line breaks: Kar|bala
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːbələ
 
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  • A city in southern Iraq; population 475,000 (est. 2003). A holy city for Shiite Muslims, it is the site of the tomb of Husayn, grandson of Muhammad, who was killed there in ad 680.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody