[ duh-mahn ]
/ dəˈmɑn /
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.
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 (1 of 3)
/ (dəˈmə̃u) /
the Portuguese name for Daman
British Dictionary definitions for damão (2 of 3)
Word Origin for daman
from Arabic damān Isrā'īl sheep of Israel
British Dictionary definitions for damão (3 of 3)
/ (dɑːˈmɑːn) /
a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)Portuguese name: Damão
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