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Zarqa

[ zahr-kuh ]
/ ˈzɑr kə /
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noun

a city in northern Jordan, north of Amman.

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Zarqa
/ (ˈzɑːkə) /

noun

the second largest town in Jordan, northeast of Amman. Pop: 494 000 (2005 est)
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