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, 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

Yāḳūt, Muʿd̲j̲am (…

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Streck, “Bādūrayā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 23 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_1122>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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