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Tel Aviv

[tel uh-veev] /ˌtɛl əˈviv/
a city in W central Israel: one of the centers of Jewish immigration following World War II.
Official name Tel Aviv-Jaffa
[tel uh-veev-yah-fuh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ fə/ (Show IPA),
Tel Aviv-Yafo
[tel uh-veev-yah-foh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ foʊ/ (Show IPA)
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Tel Avivian, adjective, noun Unabridged
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Tel Aviv

/ˈtɛl əˈviːv/
a city in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: the largest city and chief financial centre of Israel; incorporated the city of Jaffa in 1950; university (1953): regarded by the international community as the capital of Israel, though most functions of the capital operate from Jerusalem. Pop: 363 400 (2003 est) Official name Tel Aviv-Jaffa (ˈtɛl əˈviːvˈdʒæfə)
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