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(Placename) a port in SW Lebanon, on the Mediterranean: on the site of ancient Sidon; terminal of the Trans-Arabian pipeline from Saudi Arabia. Pop: 150 000 (2005 est)


(ˈsɑ iˌdɑ)

a seaport in SW Lebanon: the site of ancient Sidon. 24,740.
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Noun1.Saida - the main city of ancient PhoeniciaSaida - the main city of ancient Phoenicia  
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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Cette visite intervient une semaine apres les violents affrontements ayant oppose a Saida, capitale du Liban-sud, des partisans du chef radical sunnite cheikh Ahmad al-Assir a l'armee, qui a perdu 18 hommes.
We did not have to go through the painful Saida events to be reminded that when the state negotiates the sovereignty over its land with others, it actually paves the way for armed outlaws to take advantage, compete for power, and battle the legitimate forces that are supposed to be in charge, alone, of shielding the country and protecting people's lives.