Definition of Jiddah

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiddah

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

Literary usage of Jiddah

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"18 —S2 through the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and on to Jiddah, the port of Mecca; the northern branch of the pilgrims, north Persians, Turcomans and people ..."

2. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1845)
"In Jiddah it is said the mother of mankind lies buried : outside the gate of Jiddah they show the tomb of Eve. Jiddah is an Arabic word, ..."

3. Travels and Adventures of the Rev. Joseph Wolff by Joseph Wolff (1861)
"The faithful Andreas Muller (Wolff's fellow-traveller from Jiddah to ... until he had conveyed Gobat and his family safely back as far as Jiddah. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The sanitary condition of Jiddah still, however, leaves much to be desired, ... The permanent population of Jiddah is very variously estimated. ..."

5. Narrative of a Mission of Bokhara: In the Year 1843-1845, to Ascertain the by Joseph Wolff (1846)
"From Cairo to Mount Sinai. Monastery of St. Catharine—Trappist MJ de Geramb. March, 1836, at Tor— thence to Suez. Embarks for Jiddah. ... Return to Jiddah. ..."

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