geographical name see Jidda

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  • Jiddah — or Jeddah City (pop., 1992: 2,046,251), western Saudi Arabia. Located on the Red Sea, it is a major port and the country s diplomatic capital. It takes its name (which means ancestress or grandmother ) from the reputed tomb of Eve, which was… …   Universalium

  • Jiddah — Ciudad (pob., 1992: 2.046.251 hab.) del oeste de Arabia Saudita. Situada a orillas del mar Rojo, es la capital diplomática y uno de los principales puertos del país. Su nombre (que significa antepasada o abuela) deriva de la existencia en ella de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jiddah — n. Jedda, Jidda, port city in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea (near Mecca) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jiddah — ar. Gidda …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Jiddah — /ˈdʒɪda/ (say jidah) noun → Jeddah. Also, Jidda …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jiddah — noun port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca • Syn: ↑Jeddah, ↑Jed dah, ↑Jidda • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center, ↑port …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saudi Arabian Ports — Jiddah or Juddah, the Red Sea approach to Mecca; Ad Dammam, Ras at Tannurah, Ras at Mishab, and Ras at Khafji on the Persian Gulf …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Saudi Arabia — a kingdom in N and central Arabia, including Hejaz, Nejd, and dependencies. 20,087,965; ab. 600,000 sq. mi. (1,554,000 sq. km). Cap.: Riyadh. Cf. Mecca. * * * Saudi Arabia Introduction Saudi Arabia Background: In 1902 Abd al Aziz Ibn SAUD… …   Universalium

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