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Hama

[hah-mah, hah-mah] /ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
Ancient Epiphania.
Biblical name Hamath.
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  • Half a league from Hama, we came to the river, and crossed it by a bridge.

  • "I guess that also means our river friends are working for Hama," said Geo.

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  • Do you think she does know about Hama but was just pretending?

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  • "Yours is not to judge either Hama or Argo," stated the Priestess.

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  • "She said we were to steal the final jewel from Hama and return with you to the ship," said Geo.

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Hama

/ˈhɑːmɑː/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est) Biblical name Hamath
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