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Haifa

[hahy-fuh]
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noun
  1. a seaport in NW Israel.
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Examples from the Web for haifa

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  • Don't you think this firing might bring the troops up from Haifa?

    A Desert Drama

    A. Conan Doyle

  • My arguments are also reproduced by Mr. L. Oliphant in Haifa.

    Palestine

    Claude Reignier Conder

  • They were still confined to Acca in 1906 when I visited Haifa.

    Bahaism and Its Claims

    Samuel Graham Wilson

  • After a wearisome journey, she and her brother reached Haifa.

    Bahaism and Its Claims

    Samuel Graham Wilson

  • Haifa and Acre on the coast fell as fast as the Imperial cavalry could reach them.


British Dictionary definitions for haifa

Haifa

noun
  1. a port in NW Israel, near Mount Carmel, on the Bay of Acre: Israel's chief port, with an oil refinery and other heavy industry. Pop: 269 400 (2003 est)
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