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Jordan

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Etymology

Hebrew ירדן (yarden), Jordan (originally the river).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Jordan

Plural
-

Jordan

  1. A country in the Middle East. Official name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
  2. (geography) A river of the Middle East, mentioned in the Bible, that empties into the Dead Sea, and after which the country is named.
  3. A male given name; in the Middle Ages given to children baptized with Jordan water brought by Crusaders.
  4. A surname derived from the male given name.
  5. A female given name used since mid-20th century.

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Croatian

Proper noun

Jordan m.

  1. Jordan (country)
  2. Jordan (river)

Danish

Proper noun

Jordan

  1. Jordan (country)
  2. Jordan (river)

Finnish

Proper noun

Jordan (stem Jordan-*)

  1. Jordan (river).

French

Proper noun

Jordan

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Jordan.

German

Proper noun

Jordan m.

  1. Jordan (river)

Norwegian

Proper noun

Jordan

  1. Jordan (country)
  2. Jordan (river)

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Swedish

Proper noun

Jordan

  1. Jordan (river)

Tatar

Proper noun

Jordan

  1. Jordan (country)

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