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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the capital and largest city of Jordan

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