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Amman

[ ah-mahn, ah-mahn ]
/ ɑˈmɑn, ˈɑ mɑn /
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noun
a city in and the capital of Jordan, in the W part.
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Also called Rabbath Ammon.

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Amman
/ (əˈmɑːn) /

noun
the capital of Jordan, northeast of the Dead Sea: ancient capital of the Ammonites, rebuilt by Ptolemy in the 3rd century bc . Pop: 1 292 000 (2005 est)Ancient names: Rabbath Ammon, Philadelphia
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