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Hama Syllabification: Ha·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈhämə/
(also Hamah)

Definition of Hama in English:

An industrial city in western Syria, on the Orontes River; population 531,000 (est. 2009). Much of the city was destroyed during an unsuccessful uprising against the government in 1982.

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