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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.
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(Placename) the capital of Bahrain, at the N end of Bahrain Island: transit port. Pop: 142 000 (2005 est)
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(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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On Sunday morning, the civil service recruits visited the training camps of Al Ain, Seih AlHama, Liwa, Al Manama, and the Federal Police School in Sharjah, as they registered and received their uniforms.
The RTA will also upgrade bus services on several other routes, beginning July 18, including switching Route 50 to connect with the International City, Dragon Mart (2), and Al Khail Gate (1), after the International City in the direction of Al Manama Street
Changes include switching Route 50, which connects with the International City, Dragon Mart 2, and Al Khail Gate 1, after the International City in the direction of Al Manama Street.
According to UAE state news agency, Wam , the leaders were also presented a summary of the plan's phases, with the project team highlighting its "understanding of the relevant challenges and available opportunities, as well as related strategic and economic studies that influenced the urban expansion of Al Manama and Masfout".
HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, and HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and chairman of the Ajman Executive Council, have been presented with a copy of the urban development plan of the cities of Masfout and Al Manama, in the Emirate of Ajman, for the year 2030.
Works also include upgrading the interchange of Al Meydan Street and linking it with Al Manama Street.
The Elasto Painters are set to fly to Bahrain to take on clubs Al Muharraq and Al Manama, the finalists of the Bahraini Premier League, in a couple of exhibition games on January 3 and 4.
The first ship, Al Manama, was delivered last December, two months ahead of schedule.
Karim Qoura is a young basketball player playing for Al Manama Club.
After his stint with NLEX, Chism played for Al Manama in the Bahrain Premier League.
Sharjah Club of the Unite Arab Emirates won the title, overpowering Al Manama Club of Bahrain 99-94 in the final.