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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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(Bible) Old Testament the ancestor of the Ammonites
(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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[< Greek Ammōn]
the ancient country of the Ammonites, east of the Jordan River.
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