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Ashdod

[ash-dod; Sephardic Hebrew ahsh-dawd]
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  1. a town in W Israel: an important ancient Philistine city; early center of Christianity.
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Also Esdud.
Greek Azotos.
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Ashdod

noun
  1. a town in central Israel, on the Mediterranean coast: an important city in the Philistine Empire, with its artificial harbour (1961) it is now a major port. Pop: 192 000 (2003 est)
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