- ancient name of Jaffa.
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Examples from the Web for joppa
And I don't care if you go along with all the old men from here to Joppa.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
When the Romans took Joppa, the same skeleton was carried to Italy in triumph.
He skulks about the wharves of Joppa, and seeks a ship that's bound for Tarshish.
Deborah, the vine-dresser's wife, leaves at sunrise in the caravan for Joppa.Christmas Light
Ethel Calvert Phillips
Like Dorcas of Joppa, "she was full of good works and alms deeds."Some Reminiscences of old Victoria
- the biblical name of Jaffa, the port from which Jonah embarked (Jonah 1:3)
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