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[jed-uh] /ˈdʒɛd ə/
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  • My father died of the plague at Jedda, and, having ample means, I desired to see the world.

    A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3) Philip Meadows Taylor
  • The vessel touched at Yambo, the p. 15port of Medina, and finally reached Jedda, after a voyage of nineteen days.

    Travels in Arabia Bayard Taylor
  • It must, however, be stated that the measures of the traditional tomb of Eve at Jedda give her a much greater stature.

    Curiosities of Olden Times S. Baring-Gould
  • To the great slave-market at Jedda a continual stream of negro captives has flowed for hundreds of years.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • Here he embarked for Jedda, in Arabia, where he arrived in July, 1814.

    Travels in Arabia Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Jedda


another name for Jiddah
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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