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Ida

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[ ahy-duh ]

noun

  1. Mount, a mountain in W Turkey, in NW Asia Minor, SE of ancient Troy. 5,810 feet (1,771 meters). Turkish Kaz·da·ği [kahz-dah-, gee, kahz-dah-, uh].
  2. Modern_name Mount Psi·lo·riti [psee-law-, ree, -tee]. the highest mountain in Crete. 8,058 feet (2,456 meters).
  3. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “happy.”


IDA

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  1. International Development Association.

-ida

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Zoology.
  1. a suffix of the names of orders and classes:

    Arachnida.

Ida.

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abbreviation for

  1. Idaho.

Ida.

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abbreviation for

  1. Idaho


IDA

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abbreviation for

  1. International Development Association

Ida

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/ ˈaɪdə /

noun

  1. 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 nameIdhi
  2. a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft) Turkish nameKaz Daği

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Ida1

< New Latin, taken as neuter plural of Latin -idēs offspring of < Greek; -id 1

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Example Sentences

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.

So when Ida and Lily died a few years ago, Gus made no public display.

It is noteworthy that her two daughters were legitimatized, their names were Ida and Maud.

With him he had brought his daughter and three of her English friends, for Ida had desired to show them the capital.

Ida Stirling made no direct reply to this, but, as she found afterward, the scene had fixed itself on her memory.

He did not know that Ida Stirling, who had watched him closely when Kinnaird addressed him, had now fixed her eyes on him again.

Her daughter got out her sketch-book, and sitting down among the boulders bade Ida summon Weston.

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