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Tel Aviv

Syllabification: Tel A·viv
Pronunciation: /ˌtel əˈvēv
 
/
(also Tel Aviv–Jaffa)

Definition of Tel Aviv in English:

A city on the Mediterranean coast of Israel; population (with Jaffa) 392,500 (est. 2008). It was founded as a suburb of Jaffa by Russian Jewish immigrants in 1909 and named Tel Aviv a year later.

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