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 (mə-năm′ə, -nä′mə) or Al Ma·na·mah (ăl mə-năm′ə, äl mə-nä′mə)
The capital and largest city of Bahrain, on the Persian Gulf. A free port, it became capital in 1971.


(Placename) the capital of Bahrain, at the N end of Bahrain Island: transit port. Pop: 142 000 (2005 est)


(məˈnæm ə)

the capital of Bahrain. 151,500.
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Noun1.Manama - the capital of BahrainManama - the capital of Bahrain; located at the northern end of Bahrain Island
State of Bahrain, Bahrain, Bahrein - an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
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Al Manama School in Tel Al Hawwa opened in 2011 comprising 52 classrooms and serving more than 4,000 students.
The alternative routes for this particular stage are Abdullah Omran bin Taryam Street, Hessa Street, Al Thaniya Street, Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, Al Manama Street, and First Al Khail Road.
Summary: Land has been allocated to open markets in Al Manama and Masfoot areas
His ExcellencyAli Eissa Al Nuaimi, Director General, Department of Economic Development in Ajman (DED-Ajman), successfully conducted a visit to its branch offices in Al Manama and Masfout.
Phase 2 will include an upgrade of the intersection of Al Manama Street with the entrance of International City through the conversion of a surface signalised junction, enabling free movement in all directions.
In the other fixtures, Al Sadd of Qatar suffered a 69-82 defeat at the hands of Al Ettihad of Saudi Arabia and Al Shabab of United Arab Emirates defeated Al Manama of Bahrain 102-93.
KHCs presence in Bahrain is through its indirect investments in the banking sector through Citigroup which has been operating in Al Manama for the past 40 years, and in the hotels sector through Mvenpick hotel in Bahrain that is managed by Mvenpick Hotels and Resorts in which KHC owns a 33.
For meetings and events, there's a 923-sq-m Al Bahrain ballroom as well as the smaller 432-sq-m Al Manama, alongside four meeting rooms and two boardrooms.
Over the past years, RTA provided an additional signalised entry/exit point at Al Manama Road that has eased the traffic flow at the main entrance off Al Awir Road.
It's worth mentioning that Bahrain Arabian Horseshow is supported by the platinum sponsor Al Rashidiya Stables, golden sponsor Al Jasmi Stables, silver sponsor Al Shakhoora Stables and bronze sponsors Al Manama Stables, Al Jazeera Stables from Kuwait, Al Wawan Stables from Kuwait, Al Jazeera Stables from the UAE, Al Nibras Stables, Al Ameer Stables and Al Salam Stables from Kuwait.
Meanwhile, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon toured Bahrain's Al Manama School for Boys on Tuesday during a visit to Gaza to asses the destruction caused by the 50-day Israeli siege.
In Dubai, kiosks offering the Western Union service are placed in popular locations across the city, including supermarkets such as Union Cooperative Society, Choithrams, Lulu and Al Manama, shopping malls such as Wafi City, Al Ghurair Centre, Marina Mall and Safeer Century Mall, government facilities such as Dubai Customs, Dubai Civil Defence, and Emirates ID offices, as well as Dubai Airport Terminal 3 and the Al Maktoum International Airport in Jebel Ali.