Definition of Jordan river
1. Noun. A river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan.
Group relationships: Canaan, Holy Land, Palestine, Promised Land
Generic synonyms: River
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jordan River
Literary usage of Jordan river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East; Alternative Strategies by Masahiro Murakami (1995)
"2.5 The jordan river Owing to the general aridity of the region, ... The Jordan River, the third largest perennial river in the Middle East, receives most ..."
2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The plaintiff insists that the Surplus canal was constructed to relieve the Jordan river during freshets or high water: to carry a ..."
3. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1900)
"1; "the jordan river," i. 5. Further, there are several passages which suggest mistranslation of an Aramaic original, although it is not easy to reconstruct ..."
4. Conservation Assessment for Inland Cutthroat Trout: Distribution, Status and edited by Donald A. Duff (1998)
"Status of the two remnant populations, one each in the Weber River and Jordan River sub-basins is 'at-risk, declining* (ARD) in the Weber River and 'secure, ..."