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  1. a seaport in SW Lebanon: the site of ancient Sidon.
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Examples from the Web for saida

Historical Examples

  • The distance from Saida to Beyroot is between twenty and twenty-five miles.

    Letters from Palestine

    J. D. Paxton

  • Mr. Smith said that he'd keep the caff, and when he saida thing he meant it!

  • Numerous marble sarcophagi found in Saida are characterized by the confusion of style peculiar to Phnicia.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • They fed, as a rule, on crustaceans, although in one bird were found parts of a Gadus saida about 70 mm.

  • Thence it is one day's journey to Saida, which is Sidon, a large city, p.29 with about twenty Jews.

British Dictionary definitions for saida


  1. a port in SW Lebanon, on the Mediterranean: on the site of ancient Sidon; terminal of the Trans-Arabian pipeline from Saudi Arabia. Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)
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