American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In several of the German cantons of Switzerland, an executive and judicial officer. This title is given to the chief official of a district or of a commune, but is being replaced by president. Also written
- n. The capital of Jordan.
- n. the capital and largest city of Jordan
“AMMAN: Jordan on Monday dismissed posthumous video claims by a double-agent who killed seven United States intelligence officers that Amman was involved in the assassination of two Hizbullah and Al-Qaeda commanders.”
“AMMAN: In a surprise visit to Amman on Tuesday, Israel's prime minister tried to mobilize Jordan's king in his effort to persuade the Palestinians to resume direct”
“AMMAN In a surprise visit to Amman on Tuesday, Israel's prime”
“AMMAN In a surprise visit to Amman on Tuesday, Israel's prime minister tried to mobilize Jordan's king in his effort to persuade the Palestinians to resume direct”
“AMMAN - Criminal Prosecutor Ashraf Abdullat on Thursday charged a 33-year-old man with the premeditated murder of his wife in an Amman neighbourhood, according to the police.”
“AMMAN (Reuters) -- Jordan's King Abdullah and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held talks in Amman Friday, part of a flurry of diplomatic moves to close Arab ranks ahead of a summit later this month in Qatar, officials said.”
“AMMAN, January 12, 2009 (MENASSAT) - Last Friday was a slow day at the offices and studios of Radio al Balad in Amman.”
“AMMAN/BEIRUT -- I started writing this column Sunday in Amman, Jordan, and finished writing it Tuesday in Beirut, Lebanon -- a short journey that captured how the dynamic events in Iran are playing out in very different ways in a largely passive and vulnerable Arab world.”
“Jordan intellibitz [Spirituality] (AA$3. 00) Hi Amma, please tell me nine temples of Durgai amman in chennai (in and around vadapalani) gazanews @qatarairways we just landed in Amman, flight # QR400, we had a horrible horrible landing, it is the worst flight in my life!”
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