[ jed-uh ]
/ ˈdʒɛd ə /

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jedda

  • The vessel touched at Yambo, the p. 15port of Medina, and finally reached Jedda, after a voyage of nineteen days.

    Travels in Arabia|Bayard Taylor
  • It must, however, be stated that the measures of the traditional tomb of Eve at Jedda give her a much greater stature.

  • Here he embarked for Jedda, in Arabia, where he arrived in July, 1814.

    Travels in Arabia|Bayard Taylor
  • My father died of the plague at Jedda, and, having ample means, I desired to see the world.

    A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for jedda


/ (ˈdʒɛdə) /


another name for Jiddah
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