Jaffa

Jaffa

[jaf-uh, jah-fuh; locally yah-fah]
noun
a former seaport in W Israel, part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa since 1950: ancient Biblical town.
Also, Yafo.
Ancient Joppa.
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Jaffa (ˈdʒæfə, ˈdʒɑː-)
 
n
1.  Biblical name: Joppa, Hebrew name: Yafo a port in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950; an old Canaanite city
2.  a large variety of orange, having a thick skin

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