daman


daman

noun

  1. a hyrax, Procavia syriaca, of Syria, Palestine, etc.: the cony of the Bible.
  2. any hyrax.

noun

  1. a district in W India, part of the union territory of Daman and Diu: formerly a Portuguese colony, then (1961–87) part of the union territory of Goa, Daman, and Diu.
  2. the chief town of this district.

noun

  1. esp the Syrian rock hyraxa rare name for the hyrax See also cony (def. 2)

noun

  1. a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)Portuguese name: Damão

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