Iraq vs Ctesiphon - What's the difference?

iraq | ctesiphon |


As proper nouns the difference between iraq and ctesiphon

is that iraq is country in mesopotamia that borders on iran, kuwait, saudi arabia, jordan, syria and turkey official name: republic of iraq while ctesiphon is (historical) ancient ruined city on the tigris, near baghdad, in present-day iraq capital of parthia and later of the sassanid persian empire, abandoned in 7th and 8th centuries.

iraq

English

(wikipedia Iraq)

Alternative forms

* Irak

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey. Official name: Republic of Iraq.
  • Derived terms

    * Iraqi

    See also

    * Baghdad *

    ctesiphon

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (historical) Ancient ruined city on the Tigris, near Baghdad, in present-day Iraq. Capital of Parthia and later of the Sassanid Persian Empire, abandoned in 7th and 8th centuries.
  • Anagrams

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