a) a place that needs maps, not war.

a) a geopolitical zone that needs educational help from the U.S. Americans. Can also be substituted or grouped with "South Africa" and the continent "Asia."

A common spelling variant is "Dairaq."

Coined by Miss South Carolina during the Miss Teen USA 2007 pageant.

"Dude.. you're joing the army?"
"Yeah. I want to help the iraq."
by Osh Gosh August 28, 2007
The recipient of much needed maps from U.S. Americans along with the South Africa and the Asian countries so that we will be able to build up our future, according to Miss South Carolina.
Person 1: Hey Dick, do you think its time we invade the Iraq?
Person 2: We can use these new maps I just got off the internets.
by gunstarzero August 30, 2007
What retards call "Iraq". Let's make this clear, their is no "The" in Iraq, the country is just called "Iraq" look on any damn world map.
"I can't believe we're still in The Iraq"
"We've been in The Iraq for over 3 months"
"The Iraq? You mean Iraq?
by Kevin Esser March 12, 2008
A country that, while liberated by the 'shoot first' phase, is rapidly deteriorating during the 'ask questions later' phase.
by Anonymous July 31, 2003
Property of Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, BAE System, along with Haliburton and Chevron for product testing or mineral resources.
Military Industrial Complex Lobbyist: There's no way you can end the War in Iraq, unless of course, you use Eminent Domain to seize it from us.

Senator: So sorry, I beg your forgiveness. *Licks Boot*
by Parzival1919 May 9, 2017
In Biblical times, known as Erech. The name Iraq is a modernized spelling of "Uruk", an ancient city state in ancient Summeria.

After the collapse of the Ottoman (Turkish)empire, Europe carved up international boundaries and in the course of restructuring had created the modern country of "Iraq". Doomed to failure from the start, this artificially-created country was home to many disparate ethnicities and religions. Internal conflict was inevitable.

The rise of the Baath party (and its inevitable fall at the hands of the American-led coalition) was a response to this conflict.

There is no single language spoken in Iraq. Standard Arabic is most commonly used with Kurdish, Turkmen, Assyrian and Farsi spoken by a minority of the population.
"Iraq is considered the birthplace of civilization: Home to first city "Ur" and the birthplace of writing (in the form of clay tablets written in cuneiform.)

Iraq is also the birthplace of many of the ancient middle-eastern civilizations: Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian etc.
by Aec August 27, 2003
Correctly:- al Iraq (pronounced al 'Iraaq' - not 'aye-rack'). Formerly a metropolitan jewel of the Middle East with vast natural resources and ancient heritage, Saddam Hussein's ambition, ethnic cleansing and megalomania collapsed the economy, largely due to wars with Iran, Kuwait, and subsequently most of the western world. Not the battleground for the free world, or the subject of a humanitarian regime change, more a former quasi-ally that grew to be a pain in the arse. Also proof that democracy doesn't work too well in a Middle-Eastern country with border drawn by westerners with a ruler and a sense of humour.
Iraq was ok in the 60's, but in the 80's it got quite shitty; we just helped to make it a bit shittier and quite a lot emptier.
by Gahwachee July 27, 2010