- an area east of the Jordan River, in SW Asia: a British mandate (1921–23); an emirate (1923–49); now the major part of the kingdom of Jordan.
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Victory belonged to the Israelites, and the seven tribes took possession of trans-Jordan regions.
- the former name (1922–49) of Jordan 1
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