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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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Summary: The meeting discussed ideas, suggestions and solutions that will qualify Al Manama as a comprehensive tourist city - health, educational, leisure and other services.
Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8,100 hotels in 78 countries, has announced the opening of Wyndham Grand Manama in Bahrain Bay's iconic United Tower.
The State of Kuwait is eager to back all international efforts to fight terrorism and extremism," Sheikh Azzam said to KUNA on the sidelines of the 13th Manama Dialogue held in Manama.
Summary: Manama [Bahrain], Dec 9 (ANI): In an endeavour to embolden the ongoing convergence in trade, investment and culture Minister of State (MoS) of External Affairs, M.
18 (BNA): The Capital Governorate commended the support of various private sector organisations to the third edition of Manama Entrepreneurship Week, and revealed Al-Kooheji Jewellery's sponsorship of the event, due to be held in the capital Manama from October 28 to November 2.
CROWDS of workers staying in Manama are thronging the capital and hampering people's freedom of movement, claimed diplomats.
12 (SUNA)- President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir and his accompanying delegation arrived in Bahrain capital, Manama, Wednesday coming from Kuwait where he was received at Manama International Airport by King of Bahrain , Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa , a number of Bahraini government officials and Sudan Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain.
Manama: The tenth Manama Dialogue, the international security conference held annually in Bahrain, is likely to focus on the spillover from the Syrian war, the role of outside powers in the Gulf and Iran's nuclear negotiations.
Muscat: Oman's tennis ace Fatma Al Nabhani will be the top seed at the ITF Pro Circuit $10,000 tournament to be organised in Manama from March 31 to April 6.
Manama, Rabi'I 22, 1435, Jan 23, 2014, SPA -- King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain met in Manama today with Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations Yuri Fedotov, who is also the executive President of the UN office in charge of drugs and crime and the Chairman of the UN office in charge of drugs and crime accredited to the GCC countries Hatem Fuad who are currently visiting Manama.
RIYADH: RASHID HASSANIndian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is in Manama, Bahrain where he led a conference of Indian heads of mission from the Gulf region on Saturday.
Manama, Oct 1 (ONA) The 25th meeting of the GCC Justice Ministers began at the Bahraini capital, Manama today.