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 (zā′mə, zä′mä)
An ancient town of northern Africa southwest of Carthage in present-day northern Tunisia. The Romans defeated Hannibal here in the final battle of the Second Punic War (202 bc).


(Placename) the name of several ancient cities in N Africa, including the one near the site of Scipio's decisive defeat of Hannibal (202 bc)


(ˈzeɪ mə, ˈzɑ mɑ)

an ancient town in N Africa, SW of Carthage: the Romans defeated Hannibal near here in the final battle of the second Punic War, 202 B.C.
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Noun1.Zama - the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic WarZama - the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War
Punic War - one of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
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They have a few names of saints, the same with those in the Roman martyrology, but they often insert others, as Zama la Cota, the Life of Truth; Ongulari, the Evangelist; Asca Georgi, the Mouth of Saint George.
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The Samajwadi Party government which claims that it fights for the well- being of Muslims, is also ignoring our longpending demand to order an impartial probe and bring the culprits to book,"said Paigame- Insaniyat secretary and lawyer Asad Zama.
The strike has been called off after the government promised to protect interests of coal workers and employees," SQ Zama, secretary general of the Indian National Mine workers' Federation (INMF) said after talks with Coal Minister Piyush Goyal.
Lors de cette quatrieme soiree, le public a eu aussi droit a plusieurs prestations de danseurs venus d'Afrique (la troupe [beaucoup moins que] Zama zama [beaucoup plus grand que]) du Kenya, de Palestine, du Maroc.
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Mr Zama said: "We want to open these stores in closed neighbourhoods so that people do not have to drive long distances to purchase their groceries.
Lattakia, (SANA) -- The martyred General Jame' Jame' was laid to rest on Friday in his hometown in the village of Zama in Lattakia countryside.
Army Japan, based in Zama, southwest of Tokyo, was suspended "due to allegations that (he) failed in his duties as a commander to report or properly investigate an allegation of sexual assault.
MANDI BAHAUDDIN -- Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zama Kaira Tuesday said the PPP always honoured court decisions.