Hama

[ hah-mah, hah-mah ]
/ ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ /

noun

a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
Ancient Epiphania. Biblical name Hamath.
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Hama

/ (ˈhɑːmɑː) /

noun

a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est)Biblical name: Hamath
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