What is Joppa?

  • (noun): A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950.
    Synonyms: Jaffa, Yafo


Joppa (a latinization of its 4th century Greek name Ἰόππη) appears in the Bible as the name of the now Israeli city of Yafo, otherwise known as Jaffa.

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Joppa Iron Works
... The Joppa Iron Works also known as Patterson's Iron Works was started around 1817 by Joseph and Edward Patterson of Baltimore who were the brothers of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte - who ... The Joppa Iron Works were on the Great Gunpowder not quite a mile from its embouchure and near Divers Island ... Raven Reservoir in 1881, the water depth at the Joppa Iron Works site was much deeper facilitating shipments in and out of the area by deep-water vessels ...
Joppa And Eastern Railroad
... The Joppa and Eastern Railroad (reporting mark JE) is an American railway company that is subsidiary of Ameren, that is mainly used for delivering Powder River Coal to a power plant on ...
Aethiopia (Classical Greek Term) - Aethiopia in The Myth of Andromeda
... This kingdom in the myth of Andromeda was placed at Joppa in Phoenicia ... AD 500) asserted that the name of Joppa (Yoppa) itself was a contraction of "Aethiopia", and that in antiquity its rule had extended eastward as far as Babylonia ... are presented as the king and queen of Joppa ...
Joppa, Kentucky
... Joppa is an unincorporated community in Adair County, Kentucky, United States ... Its elevation is 837 feet (255 m) ...
Joppa Road
... Joppa Road is a road that runs across the northern suburbs of Baltimore, mostly parallel to the Baltimore Beltway ... Joppa Road today is used by motorists as an alternative to congested I-695 traffic, which often causes the road to become congested itself ... Joppa Road starts in the west near the northern end of the Jones Falls Expressway, where this highway intersects with Falls Road ...