'AJMĀN TOWN and PRINCIPALITY
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عجمان

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Sometimes pronounced 'Aimān. A town on the coast of Trucial 'Omān forming, with its immediate environs, a small independent principality of which the political position is defined in the article on Trucial 'Omān. It is situated 6 miles south-west of Hamrīyah and 5 miles north-east of Shārjah Town, on the south side of the entrance to a creek which, having a bar of sand and not of rock with 5 feet of water on it at low tide, is one of the most accessible on this part of the coast; the sea…

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“'AJMĀN TOWN and PRINCIPALITY”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040023>
First published online: 2015



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