another name for Lod
a town in the tribe of Ephraim, mentioned only in the New Testament (Acts 9:32, 35, 38) as the scene of Peter’s miracle in healing the paralytic AEneas. It lay about 9 miles east of Joppa, on the road from the sea-port to Jerusalem. In the Old Testament (1 Chr. 8:12) it is called Lod. It was burned by the Romans, but was afterwards rebuilt, and was known by the name of Diospolis. Its modern name is Ludd. The so-called patron saint of England, St. George, is said to have been born here.
[lid-ahyt] /ˈlɪd aɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a high explosive consisting chiefly of picric acid. /ˈlɪdaɪt/ noun 1. an explosive consisting chiefly of fused picric acid 2. a dense black variety of chert, formerly used as a touchstone
[lid-geyt, -git] /ˈlɪdˌgeɪt, -gɪt/ noun 1. John, c1370–1451? English monk, poet, and translator. /ˈlɪdˌɡeɪt/ noun 1. John. ?1370–?1450, English poet and monk. His vast output includes devotional works and translations, such as that of a French version of Boccaccio’s The Fall of Princes (1430–38)
[lid-ee-uh] /ˈlɪd i ə/ noun 1. an ancient kingdom in W Asia Minor: under Croesus, a wealthy empire including most of Asia Minor. 2. a female given name. /ˈlɪdɪə/ noun 1. an ancient region on the coast of W Asia Minor: a powerful kingdom in the century and a half before the Persian conquest (546 […]
[lid-ee-uh n] /ˈlɪd i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. (of music) softly or sensuously sweet; voluptuous. noun 3. an inhabitant of . 4. an Anatolian language of , written in a modified Greek alphabet. /ˈlɪdɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to ancient Lydia, its inhabitants, or their language 2. (music) of […]