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An ancient city of Phoenicia on the Mediterranean Sea in present-day southwest Lebanon. Founded in the third millennium bc, it was an important trade center known for its glassware and purple dyes.


(Placename) the chief city of ancient Phoenicia: founded in the third millennium bc; wealthy through trade and the making of glass and purple dyes; now the Lebanese city of Saïda


(ˈsaɪd n)

a city of ancient Phoenicia: site of modern Saida.
Si•do′ni•an (-ˈdoʊ ni ən) adj., n.
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Noun1.Sidon - the main city of ancient PhoeniciaSidon - the main city of ancient Phoenicia  
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean


[ˈsaɪdən] NSidón m
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