Tel Aviv

[tel uh-veev]


a city in W central Israel: one of the centers of Jewish immigration following World War II.

Official name Tel A·viv-Jaf·fa [tel uh-veev-yah-fuh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ fə/, Tel A·viv-Ya·fo [tel uh-veev-yah-foh] /ˌtɛl əˈvivˈyɑ foʊ/.
Related formsTel A·viv·i·an, adjective, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of tel aviv

  • Her father, a diamond dealer, moved the family from Tel-Aviv to New York when Kalman was four.

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    The Singular Artist of New Yorkistan

    Lizzie Crocker

    November 14, 2014

  • Haaretz writes that the four Israeli youth arrested are the same ones suspected of beating the Arab street cleaner in Tel-Aviv.

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    Yeshiyahu Leibowitz Street

    Orly Halpern

    March 6, 2013

  • Few Israeli Jews hold Taly's view, but those that do seem to be all living in Tel-Aviv.

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    "The Bubble" Bursting

    Orly Halpern

    November 21, 2012

  • Severe violence at demonstration against foreigners (migrants) in Tel-Aviv.

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    Israel Likes Arabic

    Orly Halpern

    May 24, 2012

  • The 45-minute drive from Tel-Aviv to my northern hometown never felt longer.

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    Not Ready to Give Up the Battle

    Shlomi Daskal

    March 28, 2012

Historical Examples of tel aviv

  • Founder and co-owner of a chain of computerised information kiosks in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

British Dictionary definitions for tel aviv

Tel Aviv


a city in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: the largest city and chief financial centre of Israel; incorporated the city of Jaffa in 1950; university (1953): regarded by the international community as the capital of Israel, though most functions of the capital operate from Jerusalem. Pop: 363 400 (2003 est)Official name: Tel Aviv-Jaffa (ˈtɛl əˈviːvˈdʒæfə)
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