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Hama

[hah-mah, hah-mah] /ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
Ancient Epiphania.
Biblical name Hamath.
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  • "Someone must meet this temptation, and overcome it," said Hama.

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  • He must steal for me the third and final jewel from Hama for me.

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  • Half a league from Hama, we came to the river, and crossed it by a bridge.

  • "I guess that also means our river friends are working for Hama," said Geo.

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  • When will you show us their power so that we may use them to penetrate the palace of Hama?

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British Dictionary definitions for Hama

Hama

/ˈhɑːmɑː/
noun
1.
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est) Biblical name Hamath
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