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Al Hillah

Al Hillah (äl hĬl´lä), city (1987 pop. 268,834), provincial capital, central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates River. It was built (c.1100) largely of material taken from the nearby ruins of ancient Babylon. It is a port and the main cereal market of the middle Euphrates area.

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Hillah

Hillah: see Al Hillah, Iraq.

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