Definition of Iran-Iraq War

1. Noun. A dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution.

Exact synonyms: Gulf War
Generic synonyms: War, Warfare



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iran-Iraq War

Iqaluit
Iqalummiuq
Iqalummiut
Iqalungmiut
Iquito
Ir
IrG
IrGs
Ir gene
Ira Gershwin
Irak
Iraki
Iraklion
Iran
Iran-Iraq War (current term)
Irani
Iranian
Iranian Azerbaijan
Iranian capital
Iranian dinar
Iranian language
Iranian monetary unit
Iranian rial
Iranians
Iranic
Iraq
Iraqi
Iraqi Intelligence Service
Iraqi Kurdistan

Literary usage of Iran-Iraq War

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds by George Black (1993)
"This is false: The testimony of survivors Books on the Iran-Iraq War have routinely echoed the unsubstantiated report that both sides had used chemical ..."

2. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"... the hostage issue was resolved first.74 The US and Iranian negotiators also discussed the Iran-Iraq war, the meaning of an honorable "victory" for Iran, ..."

3. Chronicle of Progress by Ibrahim Abed, Paula Casey-Vine, Abdullah Al Jabali (1996)
"6 September: Sheikh Zayed and the Turkish President, Kenan Efren, discussed the latest upsurge of fighting in the Iran- Iraq war and called on Baghdad and ..."

4. Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds by George Black (1993)
"This is false: The testimony of survivors Books on the Iran-Iraq War have routinely echoed the unsubstantiated report that both sides had used chemical ..."

5. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"... the hostage issue was resolved first.74 The US and Iranian negotiators also discussed the Iran-Iraq war, the meaning of an honorable "victory" for Iran, ..."

6. Chronicle of Progress by Ibrahim Abed, Paula Casey-Vine, Abdullah Al Jabali (1996)
"6 September: Sheikh Zayed and the Turkish President, Kenan Efren, discussed the latest upsurge of fighting in the Iran- Iraq war and called on Baghdad and ..."

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