Definition of Jidda

1. Noun. Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca.

Exact synonyms: Jed'dah, Jeddah, Jiddah
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia



Definition of Jidda

1. Proper noun. (alternative form of Jeddah) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jidda

Jharkhand
Jhenaidah District
Jheri curl
Jhingade
Jhn.
Jiamusi
Jiangmen
Jiangnan
Jiangsu
Jiangxi
Jiantizi
Jiayi
Jicaque
Jicaques
Jicarilla
Jidda (current term)
Jiddah
Jiffy bag
Jiffy bags
Jihadist
Jihun
Jilin
Jillian
Jilly
Jilong
Jim
Jim Bowie
Jim Corbett
Jim Crow

Literary usage of Jidda

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1. Ten Years in Equatoria and the Return with Emin Pasha by Gaetano Casati (1891)
"... Milan—The Suez Canal—The ass.drivers—Circumnavigation of the Red Sea—Jidda— ... Cardinal Massaia—My caravan—The Turks of Jidda—In the plains between ..."

2. Sinai, the Hedjaz, and Soudan: Wanderings Around the Birth-place of the by James Hamilton (1857)
"Jidda is in so far a foretaste of Mecca, that it abounds in all the dissipation ... Jidda is built along the shore in the form of a long parallelogram, ..."

3. The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot: Containing Descriptions of the Suez by William James Lloyd Wharton, John Phillips, Great Britain Hydrographic Office, Great Britain Admiralty (1900)
"Ras Muhammed - 3 30' W. | Jidda - - 2° 55' W. GENERAL REMARKS.—Following the order of construction given ou the first page of this work, and having in the ..."

4. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile: In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 by James Bruce (1813)
"I. Letter from Metical Aga, .prime minister to the Sheriffe of Mecca, to Mr Bruce at Jidda. Praise be to God alone, and blessing upon him who is for his ..."

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