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Jaffa

[jaf-uh, jah-fuh; locally yah-fah] /ˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ/
noun
1.
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-/
noun
1.
a port in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950; an old Canaanite city Biblical name Joppa Hebrew name Yafo
2.
a large variety of orange, having a thick skin
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