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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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Two ships C.V Tempanos and C.V Uni Florida carrying Containers are expected to take berths at Container Terminal berth 3 5 and 9 respectively on Friday, while Bulk Cargo carrier Clipper Tenacious with Slag is due arrive at PQ on same day and two more ships, Container Vessel 'Safmarine Ngami' and Chemicals carrier 'YM Mirinda' are due to arrive on Saturday and NYK Furano and Freedom Line carrying Container and Coal are due arrive on Sunday and C.V Al-Manamah and C.V MSC Veronique are due arrive on Monday.
Four ships C.VE.R Yokohama C.V Al-Manamah, M.V Hen Fong and M.V Lake St Clair scheduled to load/offload containers, Wheat and Project cargo are expected to take berths at Containers Terminal, Grain and Fertilizer Terminal and Multipurpose Terminal respectively on Monday, April 4, 2016.
On Saturday, Al-Sadd, holder of the title, will be playing in the opening match against Al-Manamah. This will be followed by two more games, Al-Qadsia against Al-Fath, and Kuwait against Nizwa.