noun British Dialect.
Origin of jordan
Definition for jordan (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for jordan
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I eventually left the West Bank for Jordan with a visa I obtained from the French embassy.
Kim was known for a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, as was Jordan Belfort, familiar to film lovers as the Wolf of Wall Street.
Jordan Younger knew her raw vegan diet had become an unhealthy obsession when she started avoiding going out with friends.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession|DailyBurn|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Queen Raina of Jordan also spoke, calling the refugee crisis in Syria “a slap in the face of humanity.”
Above all, was it possible that that one should be Mrs. Jordan?The Talk of the Town, Volume 2 (of 2)|James Payn
And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho.The Bible for Young People|Anonymous
The defile of the Jordan, terminating in the awful depression of the Dead Sea, no doubt occurs to you on the moment.All Around the Moon|Jules Verne
Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand.The King James Bible, Complete|Various
Among her nostrums was a bottle of "Jordan Water," which she sold at the modest figure of £15 15s.The Magnificent Montez|Horace Wyndham
British Dictionary definitions for jordan (1 of 2)
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Word Origin and History for jordan
river in ancient Palestine; the crossing of it is symbolic of death in high-flown language as a reference to Num. xxxiii:51. The modern nation-state dates to 1921.