Transjordanian

adjective
Trans·​jordanian | \ ¦tran(t)s, -raan-, -nz+ \

Definition of Transjordanian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Transjordan (now Jordan) or to the people of Transjordan

Transjordanian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Transjordanian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of Transjordan (now Jordan)

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History and Etymology for Transjordanian

Adjective

from Transjordania, former name of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in northwest Arabia + English -an

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“Transjordanian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Transjordanian. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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