from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of west-central Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea. Ruled by the Turks until 1916, Jidda has long been used as a port by Muslim pilgrims making the journey to Mecca. Population: 2,800,000.
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- proper n. Alternative form of Jeddah.
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- n. port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca
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