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or Jid·dah  (jĭd′ə) or Jed·dah (jĕd′ə)
A city of west-central Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea, ruled by the Turks until 1916. It is a port used by Muslim pilgrims making the journey to Mecca.
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(Placename) a port in W Saudi Arabia, on the Red Sea: the diplomatic capital of the country; the port of entry for Mecca, 80 km (50 miles) east. Pop: 3 807 000 (2005 est)
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Noun1.Jiddah - port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red SeaJiddah - port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
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For ten days we were beating about, trusting to luck, and on the eleventh we were picked up by a trader which was going from Singapore to Jiddah with a cargo of Malay pilgrims.
According to Spokesperson the flights of pilgrims returning home from Jiddah and Medina are in progress.
Release date- 30072019 - When Najla Binmahfoodh first became a Loss Prevention Department (LPD) engineer in the Jiddah area, she knew that her main responsibilities would be focused on ensuring compliance with safety standards and work procedures, and verifying design implementation to protect assets and the lives of employees and contractors.
For the latter, Arab News (Jiddah), August 26, 2002.
Annan told a press conference in Jiddah that both sides had agreed for the UN secretary-general to negotiate between them on the issue of the soldiers, according to an Arabic translation of his comments.
After an 80-minute delay, the plane bound for the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jiddah took off.
In another case, a criminal court in the western seaport city of Jiddah convicted Eritrean national Mohammad Burhan in October 2006, for being a "charlatan," based on a leather-bound personal phone booklet containing writing in Eritrea's Tigrinya alphabet.Aa
According to Saudi-based rights activist, the police detained one woman on Tuesday while driving in Jiddah on the Red Sea coast.
Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Attiyah on the sidelines of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held in Jiddah, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry's press service said.
Secretary of State John Kerry in Jiddah, condemning Assad for bolstering his army with fighters from Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group.
Five of the new cases were detected in Riyadh, five in Jiddah and four in Mecca aACAo three women and a 14-year-old boy.
Only days later, Saudi Arabia sent an opposing message: On Friday, a young Saudi was whipped 50 times in a public square in the city of Jiddah, the first of what will be 20 such weekly rounds of lashes.