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Jaffa

[ jaf-uh, jah-fuh; locally yah-fah ]
/ ˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ /
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noun
a former seaport in W Israel, part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa since 1950: ancient Biblical town.
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Also Yafo.
Ancient Joppa.
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British Dictionary definitions for Jaffa

Jaffa
/ (ˈdʒæfə, ˈdʒɑː-) /

noun
a port in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950; an old Canaanite cityBiblical name: Joppa Hebrew name: Yafo
a large variety of orange, having a thick skin
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