Type Settlement
Scripts سامَرّاء(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. sa-mar-RA(Arabic)
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Meaning & History

This is the name of a city in Iraq, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate in the 9th century. It was possibly built at the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Surmarrati, which is of uncertain meaning.

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsSamara(English) Samara(Portuguese (Brazilian))

Entry updated November 16, 2019