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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Jaffa mean? 

JAFFA (noun)
  The noun JAFFA has 1 sense:

1. a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950

  Familiarity information: JAFFA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

JAFFA (noun)

Sense 1Jaffa [BACK TO TOP]


A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950

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Nouns denoting spatial position


Jaffa; Joppa; Yafo

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Holonyms ("Jaffa" is a part of...):

Tel Aviv; Tel Aviv-Jaffa; Tel Aviv-Yalo (the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean)

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