, a district southwest of Bag̲h̲dād, the land south of the Nahr Ṣarāt, a branch of the Euphrates canal Nahr ʿĪsā [q. v.]. The Ṣarāt separates it from the Ḳaṭrabbul district; the southern part of the western half of Bag̲h̲dād (the so-called town of al-Manṣūr) as well as the suburb of Kark̲h̲ were situated within the bounds of the district of Bādūrayā; the latter formed, like the district of Ḳaṭrabbul, a subdivision of the circle of Astān al-ʿĀlī.
Bibl. Geogr. Arab. (ed. de Goeje), iii. 119, 120
vi. 7, 9, 235, 237
Belād̲h̲orī (éd. de Goeje), p. 250, 254, 265
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