• a term for a man who is sterile. i.e.. a Jaffa is a 'seedless' orange.

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  • Jaffa — ar. يَافَا, Audio|ArJaffa.ogg|Yāfā;( he. יָפוֹ, Yafo ; also Japho, Joppa) is an ancient port city believed to be one of the oldest in the world.citation last = Hai first = Yigal title = Archaeological discoveries may prove barrier to Jaffa port… …   Wikipedia

  • JAFFA — (Joppa; יָפוֹ), ancient port city in the central sector of the Ereẓ Israel coast. The meaning of the name Jaffa (Yaffo) is lovely or pretty. The ancient city was built on a hill jutting out slightly from the coastline on the west and overlooking… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jaffa — • A titular see in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jaffa     Jaffa     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • JAFFA — JAFFA, German brothers who were early New Mexico settlers. HENRY N. JAFFA (1846–1901) went to the U.S. as a young man and moved out West after the Civil War, establishing stores in southern Colorado. In 1879 he opened a business in Las Vegas, New …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • jaffa — ● jaffa nom féminin Type d orange blonde, très cultivée. Jaffa ou Yafo anc. v. d Israël, sur la mer Méditerranée, auj. fbg S. de Tel Aviv. Industr. Très ancienne, la ville fut prise par Bonaparte (1799). Enlevée aux Turcs par l armée brit. (1917) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jaffa — Jaffa, schwache Festung im türkischen Ejalet Damask (Syrien), am Mittelmeere; Handel u. Schifffahrt; 4000 Ew.; fruchtbare Umgegend. – J. ist das Japho der Bibel u. Jova od. Joppe der Alten; hier soll Andromeda (s.d.) an den Felsen geschmiedet… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jaffa — Jaffa, richtiger Jâfâ (das Japho der Bibel und das griech. Joppe), Hafenstadt im türk. Mutessarriflik Jerusalem, am Mittelländ. Meer, ca. 45.000 E. Lebhafter Pilgerverkehr. Hauptlandungsplatz der Kreuzfahrer; von diesen bis 1268 behauptet, 1799… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jaffa — Jaffa, das Joppe der Alten, türk. Stadt in Syrien, schlecht befestigt, mit versandetem Hafen, 4000 E., Moscheen, kathol., griech. und armenischen Kirchen, Ausfuhr von Landeserzeugnissen; war im Alterthum viel bedeutender und im Mittelalter… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • JAFFA — vide Ioppe …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Jaffa — (izg. jȁfa) ž DEFINICIJA luka na obali Sredozemnog mora, od 1950. dio gradskog područja Tel Aviva (Izrael); u biblijsko doba Joppa …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Jaffa — [yäf′ə, jaf′ə] seaport in central Israel: since 1950, incorporated with Tel Aviv …   English World dictionary

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