daman

daman

[dam-uhn]

Origin:
1730–40; < Arabic damān (Isrā'īl), literally, lamb (of Israel)

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Daman

[duh-mahn]
noun
1.
a district in W India, part of the union territory of Daman and Diu: formerly a Portuguese colony, then (1961–87) part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
2.
the chief town of this district.
Portuguese Damão [dah-moun] .
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daman (ˈdæmən)
 
n
a rare name for the hyrax See also cony esp the Syrian rock hyrax
 
[from Arabic damān Isrā'īl sheep of Israel]

Daman (dɑːˈmɑːn)
 
n
Portuguese name: Damão a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)

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