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Hama

[hah-mah, hah-mah]
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noun
  1. a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
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Ancient Epiphania.Biblical name Hamath.
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  • Half a league from Hama, we came to the river, and crossed it by a bridge.

  • "I guess that also means our river friends are working for Hama," said Geo.

    The Jewels of Aptor

    Samuel R. Delany

  • Do you think she does know about Hama but was just pretending?

    The Jewels of Aptor

    Samuel R. Delany

  • "She said we were to steal the final jewel from Hama and return with you to the ship," said Geo.

    The Jewels of Aptor

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  • "Yours is not to judge either Hama or Argo," stated the Priestess.

    The Jewels of Aptor

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British Dictionary definitions for hama

Hama

noun
  1. 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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