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Definition of the noun Amman

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noun - plural:

  • amman: ammans
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  1. the capital and largest city of Jordan

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  1. Amman is the capital and most populous city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Amman's population has been estimated around 4,142,629 as of 2014, with an additional million residing in the surrounding areas. Other population estimates consider the number of expatriates residing within the city limits and rank the total population much higher.
    • also known as Amman, Jordan; Muhafazatamman; Muhafidhiyat El `Asima; Muhafazat `Amman; Muhafiziyatalasimah; Al ‘Āşimah; Muhafiziyat Al `Asimah; Muhafazat `Asimah; Governorate Of ‘Amman; Muhafidhiyat El ‘Asima; Alasimah; Al `Asimah; Muhafidhiyatelasima; Muhafizate Al Aasimah; Muḩāfaz̧At ‘Āsimah; ‘Ammān; Muḩāfaz̧At ‘Ammān; Governorateofamman; Governorate Of `Amman; Muhafazatasimah; Muḩāfiz̧Īyat Al ‘Āşimah
    • part of Jordan, Amman Governorate
    • read more about Amman (city)
  2. Amman a.k.a. Amman Governorate: Officially known as Muhafazat al-Asima, Amman Governorate is one of the governorates - locally known as muhafazat - in Jordan. This governorate's capital is the City of Amman, It is also Jordan's capital. The administrative center of the governorate as well as all government offices and parliament are located in the Abdali district.
  3. AMMAN is an Aviation waypoint.
  4. Amman in Spokane, Washington is a building constructed in 1904. It was designed by architect Albert Held.

There are other places with amman in their name, like Amman Citadel, Kumari Amman Temple, Seetha Amman Temple, Meenakshi Amman Temple, Greater Amman Municipality, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, American Community School in Amman.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amman

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Google previewWalking Through Your Bible with H.M.S. Richards (1983)

by H. M. S. Richards, Kenneth W. Wilson

Thought for today: The city is called Amman today. It is the capital of the kingdom formerly called Trans-Jordan but...

Today Amman is a Moslem city; there are very few Christians here. However, there are some small churches. A good friend of ...

Google previewGoing with the Grain (2013)

A Wandering Bread Lover Takes a Bite Out of Life by Susan Seligson

Though it isn't beautiful and borders no scenic mountains or bodies of water, and though one Middle East hand described it as "the most boring city in Arabia," today's Amman is an international hub as lively as prewar Beirut. The city is in the ...

Google previewSocial Dialectology (2003)

In Honour of Peter Trudgill by Peter Trudgill, David Britain, Jenny Cheshire

Amman is a case in point. It is a new city which has had no native dialect simply because it did not have a native population. At the turn of the 20th century, it was a deserted Roman site which had been used as a summer watering ground by ...

Google previewBeyond the Cabbage Tree (2009)

by Noel Kinvig

Amman is a city with a history that would fill several volumes of encyclopaedia's ...

Google previewCook's handbook for Palestine and Syria (1907)

by Thomas Cook Ltd

From 'Arak el-Amir to Amman is a ride of marvellous beauty up the Wady Sur. Leaving Hesban, the traveller reaches el-Al, ...

Google previewThe Handbook of Language, Gender, and Sexuality (2014)

by Susan Ehrlich, Miriam Meyerhoff, Janet Holmes

Amman is an ancient location whose long history goes back to the eighth century bce, but it was established as an Arabicspeaking city only in 1921. Therefore, it has no traditional dialect and only three generations of native inhabitants.

Google previewWorld's Best Hobby (2014)

by Dave Bell, W6AQ

Since Amman is a high desert climate, weather around the airport is almost always perfect for flying and as a consequence, the New York 747 generally left on the dot. On December 4th, however, the flight left an hour and fifteen minutes late ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)

by Ganga Ram Garg

Indeed, gods are still in the process of establishment, and smallpox and cholera have thus been personified, Maha-Kali of Ujjain being the goddess of cholera, and Mari- Amman of the Tamils a smallpox deity. The village deity is invariably ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Indian Literature: Beginnings-1850 (1998)

by Sujit Mukherjee

Merajul ashiqin Mir Amman Dehalvi Merajul ashiqin (c1398; Urdu) of Banda Nawaz Gesu Daraz: the first available treatise in Dakhni; a prose work devoted to mystic interpretation of life and ethics. The title means 'the ascent of lovers'.

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