Definition of Haifa
1. Noun. A major port in northwestern Israel.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
Definition of Haifa
1. Proper noun. A city in northern Israel. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Haifa
Hahn's oxine reagent
Literary usage of Haifa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1914)
"At haifa, public mass-meeting adopts resolution protesting against decision of the Curatorium. Resolutions signed by trustees of the Ashkenazic and Sefardic ..."
2. The Land of Israel: A Text-book on the Physical and Historical Geography of by Robert Laird Stewart (1899)
"haifa, ten miles south of Acre, is the second town of importance on this plain. ... haifa is essentially a modern city in its structure and appointments. ..."
3. The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: A Compendium Prepared by Officers of the Sudan by Lord Edward Gleichen, Sudan, Edward Gleichen (1905)
"haifa was for years (1885-96) the headquarters of the Frontier Field Force which ... The civil quarter of haifa lies Ц miles to the north of the Camp. ..."
4. Domestic Life in Palestine by Mary Eliza Rogers (1865)
"LAST SCENES IN haifa. AFTER Easter, we frequently enjoyed the society of English travelers, ... The little town of haifa was, in consequence, unusually gay ..."
5. The land and the Book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and by William McClure Thomson (1883)
"VII. haifa TO ACRE. haifa.—German Colony.—Population of haifa.—haifa el ... Insecurity of the Roadstead of haifa.—Crossing the Kishon. ..."
6. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"He has taken little or no pains; he has insufficient knowledge of many subjects of which he treats; the book ["haifa"] is scrappy, ..."
7. The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1907)
"idi haifa to Abu Hamed by Railway.—The om Wadi haifa to Abu Hamed, a distance of about liles, was begun on May 15, 1897, and reached Abu d on October 31 of ..."
8. Palestine and Syria: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Albert Socin, Immanuel Benzinger (1894)
"In '/2 nr- we strike the new road from haifa to Nazareth near the bridge over the Kishon. ... Hence to haifa is a'little more than 8 M. (see p. 239). 21. ..."