) or Jedda
- 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)
Example Sentences Including 'Jiddah'
Amin, 80, was admitted to the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in the port city of Jiddah on Friday.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
Fifty couples tied the knot at a mass wedding in front of 8,000 guests, in Jiddah , Saudi Arabia, to promote marriage.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Some were unloaded at the Red Sea port of Jiddah , then proceeded by caravan to Levantine outlets via Mecca and Medina.
SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
``The Saudi security forces have managed to free all the Lebanese,' Mr Chammat said by telephone from Jiddah.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
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