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  • n. a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan

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Examples

  • The Jordan River is the main water supplier of the Dead Sea.

    Yermi Brenner: Saving the Jordan Valley Eco System

  • And for another, the bible, the new testament says that John did his baptisms in the Jordan River, which is actually about 25 miles to the east of this site, and not in a cave near his hometown.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2004

  • The Jordan River is the official border between Israel and Jordan, two countries that were at war for decades.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Overall, the rally drivers will cover 138. 28km including the two passes of 41. 45km, known as the Jordan River stage.

    Motorsport.com: news

  • The Jordan River is the most important surface water source, supplying up to 650 MCM, exclusively for Jews, Palestinians denied it entirely, withholding a crucial resource, drying up from overuse, impacting the Dead Sea severely, experiencing a water drop to its lowest ever level.

    SteveLendmanBlog

  • In Langford, James said an NDP government would negotiate with Western Forest Products to acquire 12,000 hectares known as the Jordan River lands stretching from Sooke to Renfrew.

    The Gazetteer

  • Christian tradition, the Jordan River was the place where Jesus was baptized.

    WN.com - Articles related to Buddhadeb to write to Pawar as onion prices soar

  • The area along the Jordan River, which is now planned as the eastern leg of the encirclement of the Palestinians, is one of Palestine‚Äôs most lucrative and productive agricultural regions.

    Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

  • He said "the Jewish right of settlement in Palestine west of the Jordan River, that is, in Israel, the West Bank,

    The Student Operated Press

  • In Israel, author George Gilder points out, Arabs were wealthier on the West Bank of the Jordan River and in the Gaza Strip than any Arabs in the

    Ken Blackwell: President Obama Fails George Gilder's "Israel Test"

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