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Sidon

[sahyd-n] /ˈsaɪd n/
noun
1.
a city of ancient Phoenicia: site of modern Saida.
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Sidonian
[sahy-doh-nee-uh n] /saɪˈdoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Sidon

Sidon

/ˈsaɪdən/
noun
1.
the chief city of ancient Phoenicia: founded in the third millennium bc; wealthy through trade and the making of glass and purple dyes; now the Lebanese city of Saïda
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Word Origin and History for Sidon
Sidon
ancient Phoenician city, from Gk. Sidon, from Phoenician Tzidhon, lit. "fishing place," from tzud "to hunt, to capture."
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Sidon in the Bible

fishing; fishery, Gen. 10:15, 19 (A.V. marg., Tzidon; R.V., Zidon); Matt. 11:21, 22; Luke 6:17. (See ZIDON.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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