Definition of Basra in English:

Basra

Syllabification: Bas·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈbäsrə, ˈbäz-
 
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  • An oil port in Iraq, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway; population 870,000 (est. 2007).

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

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