A vast necropolis in the environs of Saida, the ancient Sidon, Sidon.
The distinctive Latakia tobacco is produced in the province of Saida in northern Syria.
It exports largely through Beirut and Saida, using both the French railway which crosses S.
(from the boundary of the sanjak of Tripoli to that of the caza of Saida), and has a mean breadth of about 28 m.
This railway passes Saida (6256), 106 m.
One after the other, all the magazines of the amir - those at Takdempt, Boghar, Taza, Saida and Sebdu - were taken and destroyed.
9 now Sarafand), Sidon (now Saida), Berytus (Biruta in Egyptian, Biruna in the Amarna tablets, now Beirut), Byblus (in Phoen.
Of Oran) by the line from Arzeu to Saida and Ain Sefra which serves the high plateau whence esparto is obtained.
The name, which the Arabs now pronounce Saida, has been explained as meaning "fishtown" (cf.
Of Saida, we learn that the ancient city was divided into three divisions at least, one of which was called "Sidon by the sea," and another "Sidon on the plain" (?) (see N.-Sem.