Meaning of JORDAN in English

JORDAN

n.

Pronunciation: ' jo ̇ r-d ə n

Function: geographical name

1 river cen Utah flowing from Utah Lake N into Great Salt Lake

2 river 200 mi (322 km ) SW Asia flowing from Anti-Lebanon Mountains S through Sea of Galilee into Dead Sea

3 or formerly Trans · jor · dan \ ( ˌ )tran(t)s-, ( ˌ )tranz- \ country SW Asia capital Amman area 34,575 sq mi (89,549 sq km ), pop 5,182,000

– Jor · da · ni · an \ jo ̇ r- ' d ā -n ē - ə n \ adjective or noun

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