What does Jaffa mean?

Definitions for Jaffa
ˈdʒæf ə, ˈdʒɑ fə; locally ˈyɑ fɑJaf·fa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo(noun)

    a port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950


  1. Jaffa(Noun)

    A Jaffa orange.

  2. Jaffa(ProperNoun)

    A port in western Israel

  3. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of sweet orange, normally seedless.

  4. jaffa(Noun)

    An impotent or infertile male. The term comes from the "seedless" orange

    "I've heard he's a jaffa."

  5. jaffa(Noun)

    A ball that is very difficult for the batsman to hit because it moves erratically either through the air or off the pitch

  6. jaffa(Noun)

    A type of confectionery consisting of a sphere of chocolate in a red casing.

  7. Origin: Jaffa is an ancient port city in Israel, from where the oranges were exported.


  1. Jaffa

    Jaffa since 1950), an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Solomon, Jonah and Peter.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. jaffa

    A town of Asiatic Turkey, in the province of Syria, on the Mediterranean. This place attained its greatest prosperity in the times of the Crusaders, when it became the principal landing-place of the warriors of Christendom. In 1799 it was stormed by the French under Bonaparte, and here was perpetrated his shameful massacre of Turkish prisoners. In 1832, Mohammed Ali made himself master of it; but the Turks, with the assistance of the British and Austrians, took it from him again in 1840.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jaffa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jaffa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Jaffa in a Sentence

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    It was circled with pillars, people could see it from the sea, from [the coastal city of] Jaffa.

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