perennial. (1.) The Hebrew margin of 2 Kings 5:12 gives this as another reading of Abana (q.v.), a stream near Damascus. (2.) A mountain (Cant. 4:8), probably the southern summit of Anti-Libanus, at the base of which are the sources of the Abana.

Contemporary Examples

amana Fontanella-Khan is a feature writer in Mumbai who is working on a book about the Pink Gang.
India’s Pink Vigilantes Amana Fontanella-Khan February 25, 2011

amana Fontanella-Khan talks to the woman behind the largest women’s vigilante group in the world.
India’s Pink Vigilantes Amana Fontanella-Khan February 25, 2011

Historical Examples

This branch was called the amana; but it, like the other, presented the same difficulties.
Great Ralegh Hugh De Selincourt

And that night the cacique Aramiary, to whose town we made our long and hungry voyage out of the river of amana, passed by us.
The Discovery of Guiana Sir Walter Raleigh


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