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Type Settlement
Scripts نجف(Arabic)

Meaning & History

Means "elevated place not reached by water, hill, dike" in Arabic. This is the name of a city in Iraq, considered one of the holiest cities of Shia Islam. It is reportedly the burial place of Ali ibn Abi Talib. In Arabic, the name is usually written with the definitive article: النجف (an-Najaf).
Added 5/11/2024 by Eleuteria