- a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
Ancient Epiphania.Biblical name Hamath.
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The only excuse might be confusing it with Hama, the site of the infamous 1982 massacre.The Ultimate 2012 Quiz
December 27, 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood, which led the 1982 Hama revolt and plays a large role in the current insurrection, may emerge dominant.What Comes After Assad in Syria?
July 20, 2012
We have already seen in Homs and Hama, Houla and Tremseh how that can play out.Richard Spencer: What's Next in Syria
July 19, 2012
In sum, I don't believe that we live in a world anymore where a Hama can happen and the Western powers do nothing.
In 1982, Assad pere massacred 20,000 of his own people in Hama.
Half a league from Hama, we came to the river, and crossed it by a bridge.Early Travels in Palestine
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"I guess that also means our river friends are working for Hama," said Geo.
Do you think she does know about Hama but was just pretending?
"She said we were to steal the final jewel from Hama and return with you to the ship," said Geo.
"Yours is not to judge either Hama or Argo," stated the Priestess.
- 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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