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OTHER WORDS FROM Jordanan·ti-Jor·dan, adjectiveJor·da·ni·an [jawr-dey-nee-uhn], /dʒɔrˈdeɪ ni ən/, adjective, nounpro-Jor·dan, adjective
How to use jordan in a sentence
The new find suggests that people started to associate the dead with particular structures at a time when groups of hunter-gatherers were camping for part of each year at a hunting and trading site in eastern Jordan.A body burned inside a hut 20,000 years ago signaled shifting views of death|Bruce Bower|February 16, 2021|Science News
Stunned, Jordan said, “I could breastfeed him for you if you want.”If you’re a solo parent traveling internationally with your kids, be ready for this question|Gina Rich|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
In partnership with the Jordan McNair Foundation, we will cement Jordan’s legacy and enhance a culture of player safety that will forever be a hallmark of Maryland Athletics.Maryland approves $3.5 million settlement over Jordan McNair’s death|Emily Giambalvo, Rick Maese|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Specific opt-in and delivery dates for the option agreements — which can be reached in four 100 million-dose tranches — haven’t been disclosed, said Jordan.U.S. plan to vaccinate most Americans by summer depends on AstraZeneca and J&J|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 9, 2020|Fortune
This was the case with Michael Jordan, the youngest of the three Jordan boys and the fourth of the five Jordan children.Why Are Great Athletes More Likely To Be Younger Siblings?|Tim Wigmore|December 1, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
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.What It’s Like to Be an Atheist in Palestine|Waleed al-Husseini, Movements.Org|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kim was known for a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, as was Jordan Belfort, familiar to film lovers as the Wolf of Wall Street.The Zillionaires Who Lost Everything|Tom Sykes|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.”Ebola and America’s Childish Narcissism|Michael Tomasky|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Bacchides heard it, and he came on the sabbath day even to the bank of the Jordan, with a great power.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Most often it is applied comprehensively to the population of the entire west Jordan land and its pre-Israelitish inhabitants.
Mrs. Jordan, a British matron of solid proportions, passed down the path on the arm of a comparatively puny cavalier.
She hoped Henriette would not mind if she quoted the opinion of old Mr. Jordan, whose language was sometimes a little strong.
Mrs. Jordan bristled, and launched herself upon a long and virtuous sentence.
British Dictionary definitions for jordan (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for jordan (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for jordan
Monarchy in the Middle East, bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the northeast, Saudi Arabia to the east and south, and Israel to the west. Amman is its capital and largest city.