There are 2 main definitions of Jaffa in English:

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Jaffa 1

Pronunciation: /ˈjafə/
A city and port on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, a southern suburb of Tel Aviv and since 1949 united with Tel Aviv; population (with Tel Aviv) 392,500 (est. 2008). Hebrew name Yafo; biblical name Joppa.

Words that rhyme with Jaffa

chaffer, gaffer, kafir, Staffa

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Syllabification: Jaf·fa

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There are 2 main definitions of Jaffa in English:

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Jaffa 2

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒafə/

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(also Jaffa orange)

noun

British trademark
A large oval orange of a thick-skinned variety.
Example sentences
  • Chilled soup of Jaffa orange and natural yoghurt and oregano ice cream is served in the summer.
  • This is part of the Boycott Israel campaign, which wants to prevent us from eating artichokes and Jaffa oranges.
  • Jaffas, also known as Shamouti oranges, are an important Mediterranean orange mostly associated with Israel, and are fragrant and pleasantly sweet.

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