geographical name city & port Israel W of Jerusalem population 76,600

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  • Ashdod — (he) אשדוד (ar) إسدود …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ASHDOD — (Heb. אַשְׁדּוֹד), city in the southern coastal plain of Ereẓ Israel; the ancient city was 3 mi. (4½ km.) from the sea, the modern city is on the seashore. Ancient Ashdod In the Late Canaanite period, it served as an important harbor city as is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ashdod — Infobox Israel municipality name=Ashdod imgsize=70 caption= imgsize3=240 caption3=Ashdod MonArt Arts Centre. hebname=Hebrew|אַשְׁדּוֹד arname= meaning= founded=1956 type=city typefrom=1968 stdHeb= altOffSp= altUnoSp= district=south population=207 …   Wikipedia

  • Ashdod — /ash dod/; Seph. Heb. /ahsh dawd /, n. a town in W Israel: an important ancient Philistine city; early center of Christianity. 64,400. Also, Esdud. Greek, Azotos. * * * ▪ Israel       city of southern Palestine, on the coastal plain of ancient… …   Universalium

  • Ashdod — Aschdod …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashdod — Ashdọd   [ ʃ ], Aschdọd, Hafenstadt in Israel, 25 km südlich von Tel Aviv Jaffa auf Sanddünen gebaut, 155 800 Einwohner. Der Bau des Tiefseehafens Ashdod begann 1960 (Eröffnung 1965); seitdem wuchs die Bevölkerung rasch an (1961: 4 600, 1964:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ashdod — Original name in latin Ashdod Name in other language Aschdod, Asdod, Asdodas, Ashdod, Ashdod Yam, Ashdod on the Sea, Asntont, Asot, Aszdod, Azotus, Adod, Adod, Adod, Adodas, Adod, Ukreir, a shen du de, ashdodi, ashdwd, ashudoddo, asyudodeu, Ашдод …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Ashdod —    A modern city founded in 1955 and that takes its name from an ancient Philistine town that was located nearby on the southern portion of the coastal plain. Its important deepwater port on the Mediterranean Sea was opened in 1966. Ashdod had an …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Ashdod — /ˈæʃdɒd/ (say ashdod) noun a town in central Israel, on the Mediterranean coast; major port …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ashdod —    Stronghold, a Philistine city (Josh. 15:47), about midway between Gaza and Joppa, and 3 miles from the Mediterranean. It was one of the chief seats of the worship of Dagon (1 Sam. 5:5). It belonged to the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:47), but it… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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