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[ahy-duh] /ˈaɪ də/
Mount, a mountain in W Turkey, in NW Asia Minor, SE of ancient Troy. 5810 feet (1771 meters).
Turkish Kazdaği.
Modern name Mount Psiloriti. the highest mountain in Crete. 8058 feet (2456 meters).
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “happy.”. Unabridged
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noun Mount Ida
a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft) Modern Greek name Idhi
a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft) Turkish name Kaz Daği


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fem. proper name, from Medieval Latin, from Old High German Ida, perhaps related to Old Norse "work."

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first recorded king of Bernicia (from 547), soon after the foundation of the kingdom of Bernicia by the Angles in the British Isles. He supposedly built the fortress of Bebbanburh, the modern Bamborough; and after his death his kingdom, which did not extend south of the River Tees, reportedly passed to his sons

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