[hah-mah, hah-mah] /ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ/
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River.
a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est) Biblical name Hamath
[ham-uh-dan; Persian ha-ma-dahn] /ˈhæm əˌdæn; Persian hæ mæˈdɑn/ noun 1. a city in W Iran. /ˈhæməˌdæn/ noun 1. city in W central Iran, at an altitude of over 1830 m (6000 ft): changed hands several times from the 17th century between Iraq, Persia, and Turkey; trading centre. Pop: 508 000 (2005 est)
[ham-uh-drahy-uh d, -ad] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əd, -æd/ noun, plural hamadryads, hamadryades [ham-uh-drahy-uh-deez] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Classical Mythology. a dryad who is the spirit of a particular tree. 2. . /ˌhæməˈdraɪəd; -æd/ noun 1. (classical myth) one of a class of nymphs, each of which inhabits a tree and dies with it 2. […]
/ˌhæməˈdraɪəs/ noun 1. a baboon, Papio (or Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Arabia and NE Africa, having long silvery hair on the head, neck, and chest: regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians: family Cercopithecidae Also called hamadryas baboon, sacred baboon
[ham-uh-drahy-uh s] /ˌhæm əˈdraɪ əs/ noun 1. a baboon, Papio (Comopithecus) hamadryas, of Ethiopia, the male of which has a mantle of long, dark hair about the head and shoulders: held sacred by the ancient Egyptians.