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Tel Aviv

[tel uh-veev]
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noun
  1. a city in W central Israel: one of the centers of Jewish immigration following World War II.
Official name Tel A·viv-Jaf·fa [tel uh-veev-yah-fuh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ fə/, Tel A·viv-Ya·fo [tel uh-veev-yah-foh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ foʊ/.
Related formsTel A·viv·i·an, adjective, noun
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Tel Aviv

noun
  1. a city in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: the largest city and chief financial centre of Israel; incorporated the city of Jaffa in 1950; university (1953): regarded by the international community as the capital of Israel, though most functions of the capital operate from Jerusalem. Pop: 363 400 (2003 est)Official name: Tel Aviv-Jaffa (ˈtɛl əˈviːvˈdʒæfə)
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