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Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north, and Israel and State of Palestine to the west.

  • also known as Ürdün Haşimi Krallığı, المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية, ממלכת ירדן, הממלכה הירדנית ההאשמית, 约旦, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • founded on (69 years ago)
  • part of Asia, Middle East, Arab world, Eurasia, Eastern Mediterranean, Mideast, Near East
  • instance of: Asian country / Asian nation = any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
  • parts:
  • member of: Arab League = an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
  • member: Jordanian = a native or inhabitant of Jordan
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Phrases with Jordan

Phrases starting with the word Jordan:

  1. jordan curve
  2. jordan almond
  3. Jordan Scallop
  4. Jordan's Snapper
  5. Jordan's Salamander

Phrases ending with the word Jordan:

  1. capital of jordan
  2. hashemite kingdom of jordan

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Google previewCongressional Record: Volume 152- part 1

King Jordan is a strong advocate on the national and international level for deaf people and people of all...

King Jordan is an accomplished, respected leader ...

Google previewThe Everyday Practice of Public Art (2015)

Art, Space, and Social Inclusion by Cameron Cartiere, Martin Zebracki

Jordan is a member of the Freee art collective who produces slogans, billboards and publications. Freee«s work has been shown at the Liverpool Biennial and the Istanbul Biennial. Jordan is a principal editor of Art & the Public Sphere Journal ...

Google previewJordan in Transition (2002)

From Hussein to Abdullah by Curtis R. Ryan

large part of state revenue, and hence a critical source of state expenditures, the Jordanian economy is highly vulnerable to regional and global tensions affecting its labor and aid partners.8 Jordan is a semi-rentier economy, meaning that it ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Western Alchemy (2014)

by Jordan Stratford, Jeffrey S Kupperman

Jordan Stratford, Jeffrey S Kupperman...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African-American Literature (2015)

American poet, novelist, biographer A prolific writerand poetic genius, June Jordan was born on July 9, 1936, in Harlem to Jamaican and Panamanian immigrant parents, Granville Ivanhoe and Mildred Jordan, andraised in the Bedford ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women in American Politics (1999)

by Jeffrey D. Schultz

Barbara Charline Jordan made a memorable stance for the rule of law, the sanctity of the United States Constitution, and the ideal that no person was above the law as a member of the House Judiciary Committee during the 1974 hearings ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (1893)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by John Mee Fuller

dammed up the Jordan for several hours, and the bed of the river below was left dry by the running off of the water to the Dead Sea.

Google previewZondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (2011)

by John A. Beck

The biblical authors mention the Jordan River in a number of different settings. Given the prominent nature of this natural feature, it could be used as a landmark to orient readers to the location of events being described (Gen. 50:10 — 11; Num ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition (2008)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

Abdel Rahman El Sheikh, Asim / The Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Jordan...............1769, 3306 Abou- Zeid, ...

Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (2007)

by Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard Jarrell, Jordan D. Marché, F. Jamil Ragep

Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard Jarrell, Jordan D. Marché, F. Jamil Ragep. xlii Introduction. Conclusion. Readers of the BEA will find a familiar format aimed at easy access. The only notable departure from ...

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. (David Starr Jordan)
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Scrabble value of J8O1R1D2A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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