- Mount, a mountain in W Turkey, in NW Asia Minor, SE of ancient Troy. 5810 feet (1771 meters).Turkish Kaz·da·ği [kahz-dah-gee; Turkish kahz-dah-uh] /ˌkɑz dɑˈgi; Turkish ˌkɑz dɑˈʌ/.
- Modern name Mount Psi·lo·ri·ti [Greek psee-law-ree-tee] /Greek ˌpsi lɔˈri ti/. the highest mountain in Crete. 8058 feet (2456 meters).
- a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “happy.”
- International Development Association.
- a suffix of the names of orders and classes: Arachnida.
Origin of -ida
< New Latin, taken as neuter plural of Latin -idēs offspring of < Greek; see -id1
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Examples from the Web for ida
Anna / Ida traverses a realm over which a spell has been cast.
Ida is a mystery of sorts, tethered to a road journey in a bleak postwar Poland.
Undeterred, Wanda and Ida press on along a road of hostility and dissimulation that will lead to the harrowing end of their quest.
“In a way, Nathan and Ida mentor people to look at the city in new ways,” he says.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners
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So when Ida and Lily died a few years ago, Gus made no public display.A Eulogy for Gus, Central Park’s Polar Bear Man of Mystery
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Evelyn received her letter from Ida Ward before I received this.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
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Ida has gone to warn her now in case she tries to blackmail you.
By the way, did I tell you that Ida had taken a house in town?
"I do hope Ida manages to frighten her away before Jimmy gets there," she said.
Neither Ida nor May seemed to have any suspicions, so far as he could judge from their letters.
- a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft)Modern Greek name: Idhi
- a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft)Turkish name: Kaz Daği
- International Development Association
Word Origin and History for ida
fem. proper name, from Medieval Latin, from Old High German Ida, perhaps related to Old Norse ið "work."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper