Joppa

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Joppa

(ˈdʒɒpə)
n
(Placename) the biblical name of Jaffa, the port from which Jonah embarked (Jonah 1:3)

Jaf•fa

(ˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑ)

also Yafo



n.
a former seaport in W Israel, part of Tel Aviv-Jaffa since 1950: ancient Biblical town. Ancient, Joppa.
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Noun1.Joppa - a port in western Israel on the MediterraneanJoppa - a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Tel Aviv-Yalo - the largest city and financial center of Israel; located in western Israel on the Mediterranean