sidonian

Sidon

[sahyd-n]
noun
a city of ancient Phoenicia: site of modern Saida.

Sidonian [sahy-doh-nee-uhn] , adjective, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sidonian
Collins
World English Dictionary
Sidon (ˈsaɪdən)
 
n
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

Sidonian (saɪˈdəʊnɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the ancient Phoenician city of Sidon or its inhabitants
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Sidon

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

Sidon
ancient Phoenician city, from Gk. Sidon, from Phoenician Tzidhon, lit. "fishing place," from tzud "to hunt, to capture."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Easton
Bible Dictionary

Sidon definition


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
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;