Jeddah

Posted on 04/10/2012 by marina

JEDDAH Arabic Jiddah جدة
The principal seaport of Arabia, and one of the Miqat or stages where the Makkan pilgrims put on the Ihra, or the pilgrim’s robe. It is also celebrated as the place of Eve’s sepulcher. She is said to measure 80 paces from waist to heel. (Burton.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam