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Am·mon

 (ăm′ən)
An ancient kingdom east of the Jordan River in present-day northwest Jordan. Its capital was Rabbath-Ammon, on the site of present-day Amman, Jordan.
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Ammon

(ˈæmən)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the ancestor of the Ammonites

Ammon

(ˈæmən)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) myth the classical name of the Egyptian god Amen, identified by the Greeks with Zeus and by the Romans with Jupiter
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Am•mon

(ˈæm ən)

n.
[< Greek Ammōn]

Am•mon

(ˈæm ən)
n.
the ancient country of the Ammonites, east of the Jordan River.
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A crash, a cry, and a laugh from Laurie, accompanied by the indecorous exclamation, "Jupiter Ammon! Jo's upset the cake again!" caused a momentary flurry, which was hardly over when a flock of cousins arrived, and `the party came in', as Beth used to say when a child.
Whilst I was gazing and wondering, suddenly it occurred to me--being familiar with the Old Testament--that Solomon went astray after strange gods, the names of three of whom I remembered--"Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh, the god of the Moabites, and Milcom, the god of the children of Ammon"--and I suggested to my companions that the figures before us might represent these false and exploded divinities.
I feel the rack pass over my body like the saws, and harrows, and axes of iron over the men of Rabbah, and of the cities of the children of Ammon!''
Between the urials and snow sheep, occupying many of those thousands of miles of Asia, are the argalis, the largest of all wild sheep, genus and species Ovis ammon, with science identifying nine subspecies.
Most recently, Sitar was the CFO of Ammon Labs and Cancer Genetics (CGIX).
Kirkham, the former mayor of Ammon,did not specify what her next move would be.
Several vehicles broke down in the streets, causing traffic to stop, Ammon News reported.
Linden-based Ammon Labs hosted its second Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative Pre-Arrest Diversion and Deflection Conference on Thursday at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.Linden-based Ammon Labs hosted its second Police, Treatment and Community Collaborative Pre-Arrest Diversion and Deflection Conference on Thursday at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.
The College of Lake County has named Richard Ammon, Ed.D., as dean of the Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences division.
The Ammon Foundation and Mercer County Community College Foundation have announced a partnership that will benefit students in addiction recovery attending Mercer County Community College through a $4,000 scholarship for each recipient.
Brillhart, formerly Koller, was married to the grandson of the funeral's founder, Ammon Koller.
The company was able to take on additional leasable space opening up at its current location at the Ammon Center to expand its services to include helicopter simulation training and a bigger online testing center to host non-aeronautical testing.