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 (ī′də), Mount
A peak, 2,456 m (8,058 ft) high, of central Crete. It is the highest elevation on the island and in ancient times was closely associated with the worship of Zeus.


1. (Placename) a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft). Modern Greek name: Idhi
2. (Placename) a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft). Turkish name: Kaz Daği


abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) International Development Association


(ˈaɪ də)

n. Mount,
1. Turkish, Kazdagi. a mountain in W Turkey, in NW Asia Minor, SE of ancient Troy. 5810 ft. (1771 m).
2. the highest mountain in Crete. 8058 ft. (2456 m).
I•dae•an (aɪˈdi ən) adj.


a suffix of the names of zoological orders and classes: Arachnida.
[< New Latin, taken as neuter pl. of Latin -idēs offspring of < Greek; see -id1]


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Noun1.IDA - an agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations


N ABBR =International Development AssociationAIF f
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