Republican Guard

noun
formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Regions: ↑Iraq, ↑Republic of Iraq, ↑Al-Iraq, ↑Irak
Hypernyms: ↑military unit, ↑military force, ↑military group, ↑force

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