Daman

[ duh-mahn ]
/ dəˈmɑn /

noun

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)

Damão

/ (dəˈmə̃u) /

noun

the Portuguese name for Daman

British Dictionary definitions for damão (2 of 3)

daman

/ (ˈdæmən) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for damão (3 of 3)

Daman

/ (dɑːˈmɑːn) /

noun

a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)Portuguese name: Damão
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