Definitions for: Jordan


[n] an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
[n] a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan



Webster (1913) Definition: Jor"dan, Jorden Jor"den, n. [Prob. fr. the river
Jordan, and shortened fr. Jordan bottle a bottle of water
from the Jordan, brought back by pilgrims.]
1. A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by
physicians and alchemists. [Obs.] --Halliwell.

2. A chamber pot. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Shak.

Synonyms: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

See Also: Akaba, Amman, Aqaba, Arab League, Asia, Asian country, Asian nation, Az Zarqa, capital of Jordan, Dead Sea, Israel, Jericho, Jordan, Jordan River, Jordanian, Middle East, Near East, river, Sion, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zarqa, Zion


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