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Transjordan

or Trans-Jor·dan

[trans-jawr-dn, tranz-]
noun
  1. an area east of the Jordan River, in SW Asia: a British mandate (1921–23); an emirate (1923–49); now the major part of the kingdom of Jordan.
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Historical Examples of trans-jordan

  • Victory belonged to the Israelites, and the seven tribes took possession of trans-Jordan regions.

    The World's Progress, Vol. I (of X)

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British Dictionary definitions for trans-jordan

Trans-Jordan

noun
  1. the former name (1922–49) of Jordan 1
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