[ sah-ee-dah ]

  1. a seaport in SW Lebanon: the site of ancient Sidon.

Words Nearby Saida Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Saida in a sentence

  • The plain about Soor was rather barren of trees—this was one of its greatest defects—that of Saida is much better furnished.

    Letters from Palestine | J. D. Paxton
  • Saida, like most of the towns on this coast, stands on a sandy point that projects out a short distance into the sea.

    Letters from Palestine | J. D. Paxton
  • Our path lay through a sandy desert, about two miles in breadth, running parallel with the mountain-range from Saida to Beyrout.

  • Now I consider Sidon, or rather Saida, to have been so called from its abounding with saidi or saidan, viz.

  • Cosson1089 found natural woods of almond trees near Saida in Algeria.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle

British Dictionary definitions for Saida


/ (ˈsɑːɪdə) /

  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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