from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Jordan, in the north-central part of the country. Occupying a site inhabited since prehistoric times, the city was known as Philadelphia while the Romans and Byzantines controlled it. Population: 1,040,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Jordan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In several of the German cantons of Switzerland, an executive and judicial officer.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Jordan
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