Manama







Manama


Manama [Persian ma-na-muh, -ma] Examples noun

  1. a city in and the capital of Bahrain, on N Bahrain island.

Also called Al Manamah. Bahrain or Bah·rein [bah-reyn, -rahyn, buh-] noun

  1. a sheikdom in the Persian Gulf, consisting of a group of islands: formerly a British protectorate; declared independent 1971. 232 sq. mi. (601 sq. km). Capital: Manama.
  2. the largest island in this group: oil fields. 213 sq. mi. (552 sq. km).

Examples from the Web for manama Contemporary Examples of manama

  • Husain said the opposition had no qualms about the U.S. Navy being based in Manama.

    Bahrain Opposition No Pawn of Iran’s Mullahs, Shiite Leader Says

    Eli Lake

    November 10, 2011

  • The Saudis’ nightmare is a Shia republic in Manama that tilts towards Tehran and encourages Shia unrest in the Eastern province.

    Bahrain Uprising: High Stakes for the U.S.

    Bruce Riedel

    February 19, 2011

  • At our request the U.N. staged the weapons inspections of Saddam’s Iraq from a headquarters in Manama.

    Bahrain Uprising: High Stakes for the U.S.

    Bruce Riedel

    February 19, 2011

  • Like most of what’s gone on in Manama since Monday, it’s been hard to predict where the day will go.

    Inside the Bahrain Revolt

    Karen Leigh

    February 19, 2011

  • There are reports floating around Manama of paramedics and aid responders who were beaten by 20 cops, by 50.

    Inside Bahrain’s Bloody Revolt

    Karen Leigh

    February 17, 2011

  • Historical Examples of manama

  • Above all is Eugpamolak Manobo, also called Manama, who was the first cause and creator of all.

    The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • Surely,” said the people, “Manama is punishing us and we must go elsewhere to find food and a place to dwell in.

    Philippine Folk Tales

    Mabel Cook Cole

  • Finally Manama told the spirits to allow him to go, so they made a chain of the leaves of the karan grass and tied it to his legs.

    Philippine Folk Tales

    Mabel Cook Cole

  • The man refused to let them, and he wanted to go back home because he was afraid; so Manama said to let him go.

    The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • As regards their religion, Tighiama is the Creator, and Manama the governor of the world.

    The Inhabitants of the Philippines

    Frederic H. Sawyer

  • British Dictionary definitions for manama Manama noun

    1. the capital of Bahrain, at the N end of Bahrain Island: transit port. Pop: 142 000 (2005 est)

    Bahrain Bahrein noun

    1. an independent sheikhdom on the Persian Gulf, consisting of several islands: under British protection until the declaration of independence in 1971. It has large oil reserves. Language: Arabic. Religion: Muslim. Currency: dinar. Capital: Manama. Pop: 1 281 332 (2013 est). Area: 678 sq km (262 sq miles)

    manama in Culture Bahrain [(bah-rayn)]

    Island kingdom in the Persian Gulf off the coasts of Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

    Note British protectorate from 1820 to 1971.Note Revenues from oil reserves, first discovered in 1931, have funded some of the most progressive programs in the Arabian nations.

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