Associations to the word «Jordan»


JORDAN, proper noun. A country in the Middle East. Official name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
JORDAN, proper noun. A river of the Middle East, mentioned in the Bible, that empties into the Dead Sea, and after which the country is named.
JORDAN, proper noun. A male given name; in the Middle Ages given to children baptized with Jordan water brought by Crusaders.
JORDAN, proper noun. A surname​ derived from the male given name.
JORDAN, proper noun. A female given name used since mid-20th century.
JORDAN, noun. (obsolete) A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.
JORDAN, noun. (obsolete) A chamber pot.
JORDAN CURVE, noun. (topology) A non-self-intersecting continuous loop in the plane; a simple closed curve.
JORDAN CURVES, noun. Plural of Jordan curve

Dictionary definition

JORDAN, noun. A river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan.
JORDAN, noun. An Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea.

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