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[sah-ee-dah] /ˈsɑ iˌdɑ/
a seaport in SW Lebanon: the site of ancient Sidon. Unabridged
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  • The distance from Saida to Beyroot is between twenty and twenty-five miles.

    Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton
  • Mr. Smith said that he'd keep the caff, and when he Saida thing he meant it!

  • Numerous marble sarcophagi found in Saida are characterized by the confusion of style peculiar to Phnicia.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • They fed, as a rule, on crustaceans, although in one bird were found parts of a Gadus Saida about 70 mm.

  • Thence it is one day's journey to Saida, which is Sidon, a large city, p.29 with about twenty Jews.

  • Its site is now occupied by a small fishing village, called Saida.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • The plain about Soor was rather barren of trees—this was one of its greatest defects—that of Saida is much better furnished.

    Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton
  • Saida, like most of the towns on this coast, stands on a sandy point that projects out a short distance into the sea.

    Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton
  • These are the Muscowi, Fachl and Saida, all of which are more or less closely related to medium red clover.

  • Near the site of the ancient city is the present town of Saida, with a population of about 5,000.

    The Anabasis of Alexander Arrian of Nicomedia
British Dictionary definitions for Saida


a port in SW Lebanon, on the Mediterranean: on the site of ancient Sidon; terminal of the Trans-Arabian pipeline from Saudi Arabia. Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)
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