from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient kingdom east of the Jordan River in present-day northwest Jordan. Its capital was Rabbath-Ammon, on the site of present-day Amman, Jordan.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Greek and Roman conception of the Egyptian deity Amen (literally, ‘hidden’), called Amen-Ra, the sun-god, chief of the Theban divine triad.

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  • proper noun An ancient people of Israel.


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