jordan jordan  /ˈdʒɔr dən/


  1. (n) a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan
  2. (n) an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea



  1. Syrian official: War causes $15 billion in losses

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — More than two years of fighting in Syria's civil war has damaged some 9,000 state buildings and run up $15 billion in losses to the public sector, a government minister said Sunday, shining a light on the devastating toll the crisis has taken on the country's economy.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Syria activists say 6 killed in Homs, Idlib

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Government attacks on central and northern cities in Syria killed six people on Sunday, activists said, as the government announced that two years of conflict has cost the public sector $15 billion.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Jordan's first quarter economic growth rises to 2.6 percent

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Economic growth in Jordan picked up to 2.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter from 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, central statistics office data showed on Saturday. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said earlier this year it expects the economy to expand above 3 percent in 2013, reflecting an increase in government capital spending, a recovery in exports and ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I just think what Michael Jordan has done for the game has to be recognized some way soon," James said. "I feel like no NBA player should wear 23. I'm starting a petition, and I've got to get everyone in the NBA to sign it."
    on Nov 14, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: Press-Enterprise

  2. "She's not banned," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Sunday. "Celebrities aren't banned. If Michael Jordan showed up here he would have access [to the clubhouse], but not after a loss."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Brian Cashman Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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