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[hahy-fuh] /ˈhaɪ fə/
a seaport in NW Israel. Unabridged
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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


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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