Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan


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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

(ˈhæʃɪˌmaɪt)
n
(Placename) the official name of Jordan1

Jor•dan

(ˈdʒɔr dn)

n.
1. Barbara Charline, 1936–96, U.S. political leader and educator.
2. David Starr, 1851–1931, U.S. biologist and educator.
3. Michael, born 1963, U.S. basketball player.
4. Official name, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. a kingdom in SW Asia, consisting of the former Transjordan and a part of Palestine that, since 1967, has been occupied by Israel. 4,561,147,; 37,264 sq. mi. (96,514 sq. km).Cap.: Amman.
5. a river in SW Asia, flowing from S Lebanon through the Sea of Galilee, then S between Israel and Jordan through W Jordan into the Dead Sea. 200 mi. (320 km) long.
Jor•da′ni•an (-ˈdeɪ ni ən) n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
al-Asifa, al-Fatah, Fatah - a Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups; "al-Fatah carried out numerous acts of international terrorism in western Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s"
Black September Movement - a former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Amman, capital of Jordan - the capital and largest city of Jordan
Akaba, Al Aqabah, Aqaba - Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba
Az Zarqa, Zarqa - city in northwestern Jordan
Syrian Desert - a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Dead Sea - a saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan; its surface in 1292 feet below sea level
Jordanian - a native or inhabitant of Jordan
Translations
Haschemitisches Königreich Jordanien
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