Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

noun
an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
Syn: ↑Jordan
Derivationally related forms: ↑Jordanian (for: ↑Jordan)
Members of this Region: ↑al-Fatah, ↑Fatah, ↑al-Asifa, ↑Black September Movement
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation
Member Holonyms: ↑Arab League
Part Holonyms: ↑Middle East, ↑Mideast, ↑Near East, ↑Asia
Member Meronyms: ↑Jordanian
Part Meronyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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