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 (ä-män′, ä′män)
The capital and largest city of Jordan, in the northwest part of the country. Occupying a site inhabited since prehistoric times, the city was known as Philadelphia while the Romans and Byzantines controlled it.
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(Placename) the capital of Jordan, northeast of the Dead Sea: ancient capital of the Ammonites, rebuilt by Ptolemy in the 3rd century bc. Pop: 1 292 000 (2005 est). Ancient names: Rabbath Ammon or Philadelphia
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(ɑˈmɑn, ˈɑ mɑn)

the capital of Jordan, in the W part. 777,500. Also called Rabbah, Rabbath.
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