HAIFA , a
See also:town of
See also:Palestine at the
See also:foot of Mt .
See also:Carmel, on the south of the
See also:Bay of Acre . It represents the classical Sycaminum, but the
See also:present town is entirely
See also:modern . It has
See also:developed since about 1890 into an important
See also:port, and is connected by railway with
See also:Damascus . The population is estimated at 12,000 (Moslems 6000, Christians 4000, Jews 1500, Germans Soo; the last belong for the greater
See also:part to the Unitarian
See also:sect of the "
See also:Templars," who have colonies also at Jaffa and Jerusalem) . The exports (
See also:grain and oil) were valued at £178,738 in 1900 . Much of the
See also:trade that formerly went to Acre has been attracted to Haifa . This port is the best natural
See also:harbour on the Palestine
See also:coast .
HAIDUK (also written Hayduk, Heiduc, Heyduke and He...
HAIK (an Arabic word, from hak, to weave)
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