[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


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