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[jaf-uh, jah-fuh; locally yah-fah] /ˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ/

a former seaport in W Israel, part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa since 1950: ancient Biblical town.
/ˈdʒæfə; ˈdʒɑː-/
a port in W Israel, on the Mediterranean: incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950; an old Canaanite city Biblical name Joppa Hebrew name Yafo
a large variety of orange, having a thick skin


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