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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.
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(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
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(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
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[ˈsaɪdən] NSidón m
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Then he went healing and teaching through Galilee, and even journeyed to Tyre and Sidon. He chose the twelve disciples, and sent them abroad to preach the new gospel.
Hera stirs up a storm against them and they are carried to Sidon, where Alexandrus takes the city.
She then went down into her fragrant store-room, where her embroidered robes were kept, the work of Sidonian women, whom Alexandrus had brought over from Sidon when he sailed the seas upon that voyage during which he carried off Helen.
Summary: Trash has piled up in the streets of the city of Sidon as workers of the city's solid waste sorting plant have been striking since earlier this week over unpaid wages.
NNA- The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri honored yesterday evening [Wednesday] at the Grand Serail the president of Sidon municipal council Mohammad al-Saudi.
| BEIRUT, June 23 (KUNA) -- Two Lebanese army officers and one soldier were killed in clashes on Sunday in Sidon in south Lebanon, the Lebanese military said in a release.
Sidon International Resources Corporation (Sidon) (TSX: SD) (FRANKFURT:SY7)(OTCBB:SIDNF), a company that deals with coal, copper and Potash properties, has signed an option agreement with vendors to acquire property prospective for lithium covering up to eight townships of land prospective for lithium in Alberta.
By analyzing long tubes of sediment drilled from locations in and around the Mediterranean ports of Tyre and Sidon, scientists have discovered the locations of the harbors from which legions of ancient Phoenician mariners set sail.
For adventurers seeking heightened intimacy and meaning in the global fight against HIV, short- and long-term volunteer vacations are the answer, combining the idealism of the Peace Corps and the human drama of The Real World Volunteers' home bases are "maybe not as fancy as the ones on MTV," says Quinn Sidon, senior manager of recruiting and alumni development at international volunteer titan Cross-Cultural Solutions.
Summary: Sidon spread its festive Ramadan spirit and showcased the city's heritage for the third weekend in a row as a new group of officials visited Saturday.
NNA - Sidon International Marathon Association organized Sunday its first international marathon on the city's sea front, in cooperation with the Municipality of Sidon and under the supervision of the Lebanese Triathlon Federation, patronized by Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, represented by MP Bahiya Hariri.