Daman

[duh-mahn]
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.
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

daman

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

Word Origin for daman

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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