Definition of Joppa
1. Noun. A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-jaffa, Tel Aviv-yalo
Lexicographical Neighbors of Joppa
Literary usage of Joppa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Egyptian Literature: Comprising Egyptian Tales, Hymns, Litanies, Invocations by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"For while the Foe in joppa drank with ... said to the Foe in joppa, " If it please thee, while I remain with the women and children of thy own city, ..."
2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"0, § 2 If.), had the bones of the monster transported to Home from joppa — where ... Returning to the province of history, we find that Japho or joppa was ..."
3. The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1850)
"Now as soon as Vespasian knew of their conspiracy, he sent both footmen and horsemen to joppa, which was unguarded in the night time; however, ..."
4. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"It is no sport of the fancy, however, when Sennacherib tells us that he besieged and took joppa, then a part of the dominion of Ashkelon (^"#293). ..."
5. The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula by Carl Ritter, William Leonard Gage (1866)
"The nearest Phœnician cities were joppa and Dor. ... joppa, lying on the meridian of 32° 2' north lat.,1 and six hours north of Jamnia—the present ..."
6. The Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula by Carl Ritter, William Leonard Gage (1866)
"The nearest Phoenician cities were joppa and Dor. These came subsequently under the sway of the ... 1. joppa, the Port of Jerusalem. joppa, lying on the ..."