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A city of northwest Israel on the Bay of Haifa, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Located at the foot of Mount Carmel, the city probably dates from the third century ad and is now a major port and industrial center.


(Placename) a port in NW Israel, near Mount Carmel, on the Bay of Acre: Israel's chief port, with an oil refinery and other heavy industry. Pop: 269 400 (2003 est)


(ˈhaɪ fə)

a seaport in NW Israel. 252,300.
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Noun1.Haifa - a major port in northwestern IsraelHaifa - a major port in northwestern Israel
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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