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Daman

[duh-mahn]
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noun
  1. a district in W India, part of the union territory of Daman and Diu: formerly a Portuguese colony, then (1961–87) part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
  2. the chief town of this district.
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See also Daman and Diu.
Portuguese Da·mão [dah-moun] /dɑˈmãʊ̃/.
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British Dictionary definitions for damão

Damão

noun
  1. the Portuguese name for Daman
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daman

noun
  1. esp the Syrian rock hyraxa rare name for the hyrax See also cony (def. 2)
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Word Origin

from Arabic damān Isrā'īl sheep of Israel

Daman

noun
  1. a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)Portuguese name: Damão
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