1A country in the Middle East, east of the Jordan River; population 7,600,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Amman; official language, Arabic.Official name Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
2A river that flows south for 200 miles (320 km) from the Anti-Lebanon Mountains through the Sea of Galilee into the Dead Sea. John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ in the Jordan River. It is regarded as sacred not only by Christians but also by Jews and Muslims.
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