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Bida

El Beda (ɛl ˈbeɪdɑː)

noun
  1. the former name of Doha
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Examples from the Web for bida

Historical Examples

  • In 1901 it became necessary for British troops to march on Bida.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7

    Various

  • Bida shows the bent figure of Judas retreating into the darkness.

    The Great Painters' Gospel

    Henry Turner Bailey

  • The technical term for anything new is "bida't," and of it, it is said: "Bida't is the changer of Sunnat."

  • He had the rare gift of intuition, and could see that change (Bida't) and progress were alien to the truth.

  • The Bida goblets, in which brass and copper are beautifully blended, are of extremely elegant design.