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[hahy-fuh] /ˈhaɪ fə/
a seaport in NW Israel. Unabridged
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  • The main road to Haifa runs right along the foot of Mount Carmel on the left of the plain, and bordering it.

  • Don't you think this firing might bring the troops up from Haifa?

    A Desert Drama A. Conan Doyle
  • That gleam of river must be somewhere near Haifa, and his wife might be upon the very water at which he looked.

    A Desert Drama A. Conan Doyle
  • They were still confined to Acca in 1906 when I visited Haifa.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • It was always a cause of surprise to me that we did not very early in the War seize and fortify the harbours of Haifa and Jaffa.

    With the Judans in the Palestine Campaign J. H. (John Henry) Patterson
British Dictionary definitions for Haifa


a port in NW Israel, near Mount Carmel, on the Bay of Acre: Israel's chief port, with an oil refinery and other heavy industry. Pop: 269 400 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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