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189 in 178 verses (in OT : 174 in 163 verses) (in NT : 15 in 15 verses)


jordanprop. n. 
     A landlocked country of the Middle East, surrounded by Israel, Iraq, Syria, and Saudi Arabia, and that area on the west bank of the Jordan river which was once claimed by Jordan, and is at present occupied by Israel and in part governed by a Palestinian authority. It has a population of 4,212,152 (1996) in a total area of 89,213 sq km. The population is predominantly Arab and Moslem. Officially known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, it was formerly called Trans-Jordan when occupied by the British. The government is a constitutional monarchy, with King Hussein Bin Talal Al Hashimi as its ruler since 2 May 1953. Jordan is a small developing Arab country, having a Gross Domestic Product of $19.3 billion in 1995.  [PJC]
jordann. [Prob. fr. the river Jordan, and shortened fr. Jordan bottle a bottle of water from the Jordan, brought back by pilgrims.].
  •  A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A chamber pot.  Chaucer. Shak.  [1913 Webster]

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