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Meaning of "whydah" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WHYDAH

After the name of a town in Benin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WHYDAH

whydah  [ˈwɪdə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHYDAH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whydah is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WHYDAH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of whydah in the English dictionary

The definition of whydah in the dictionary is any of various predominantly black African weaverbirds of the genus Vidua and related genera, the males of which grow very long tail feathers in the breeding season Also called: whydah bird, whidah bird, widow bird.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHYDAH


Ada
ˈeɪdə
aider
ˈeɪdə
bidder
ˈbɪdə
collider
kəˈlaɪdə
consider
kənˈsɪdə
Ede
ˈeɪdə
Florida
ˈflɒrɪdə
Grenada
ɡrɛˈneɪdə
Ida
ˈaɪdə
insider
ˌɪnˈsaɪdə
outsider
ˌaʊtˈsaɪdə
provider
prəˈvaɪdə
raider
ˈreɪdə
rider
ˈraɪdə
sida
ˈsaɪdə
slider
ˈslaɪdə
spider
ˈspaɪdə
trader
ˈtreɪdə
whidah
ˈwɪdə
whidder
ˈhwɪdə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHYDAH

whosesoever
whosever
whosis
whoso
whosoe´er
whosoever
Whr
whsle
whummle
whump
whup
whup ass
whupped
whupping
why
Whyalla
whydah bird
whydunit
whydunnit
whyever

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHYDAH

Aggadah
akedah
all of a doodah
Amidah
Buraydah
chuddah
dadah
dah
doodah
Haggadah
houdah
howdah
Jiddah
Judah
Kedah
keddah
lah-di-dah
purdah
Veddah
verandah

Synonyms and antonyms of whydah in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «whydah» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHYDAH

Find out the translation of whydah to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of whydah from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «whydah» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

whydah
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

whydah
570 millions of speakers

English

whydah
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

whydah
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

whydah
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Whydah
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

whydah
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

whydah
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ouidah
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Whydah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

whydah
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

whydah
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

whydah
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggih
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Whydah
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

whydah
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

का
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Whydah
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Whydah
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

whydah
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Whydah
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Whydah
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Whydah
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Whydah
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

whydah
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Whydah
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of whydah

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHYDAH»

The term «whydah» is regularly used and occupies the 99.514 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHYDAH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whydah

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHYDAH»

Discover the use of whydah in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whydah and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Expedition Whydah: The Story of the World's First Excavation ...
Ignoring claims that he was a fool and a dreamer, Clifford pressed on, until he unbelievable found the Whydah...and then the real story begins in a spellbinding story that will capture your imagination.
Barry Clifford, Paul Perry, 2000
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Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship ...
Explores the role of the Whydah in the slave trade and discusses how it came to be a pirate ship, providing evidence of what life was like for pirates in the Caribbean Area in the 18th century through artifiacts found on the wrecks of ...
Kenneth J. Kinkor, 2007
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Cultural Anthropology: The Field Study of Human Beings
WHYDAH,. PORT. OF. TRADE. orts of trade were common in European expansion during the Age of Discovery and later in unconquered areas that Europe traded with. Whydah, on the west coast of Africa in today's Republic of Dahomey, was ...
Alexander Moore, 1998
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The Slavery Reader
Portuguese slave trade allow a more precise identification of African embarkation points. A crude assumption that 75 per cent of those ships designated for Mina in fact took in their slaves at Whydah would perhaps not do too much violence to ...
Gad J. Heuman, James Walvin, 2003
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The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas
In the 168os, equal numbers of English ships went to Offra and Whydah (thirty- five each) with only two Slave Coast vessels not going to these ports. Thereafter, Whydah accounted for all but four English ships going to the Slave Coast.
David Eltis, 2000
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Credit, Currencies, and Culture: African Financial ...
In the nineteenth century, problems arising from uncleared debts feature in the surviving correspondence of a Brazilian merchant resident at Whydah, Jos£ Francisco dos Santos. In 1846, for example, he complained that "you have to give  ...
Endre Stiansen, Jane I. Guyer, 1999
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The Larger Illustrated Guide to Birds of Southern Africa
PIN-TAILED WHYDAH Vidua macroura (860) 12 cm (plus 22 cm tail in br. male) Breeding male is unmistakable, being black above with a broad white nuchal collar and underparts, a red bill and long 'pintails'. It differs from breeding male ...
Ian Sinclair, P. A. R. Hockey, 2005
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Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi
PARADISE-WHYDAHS AND WHYDAHS Together with Steel-blue Whydah on plate 281, all except Pin-tailed Whydah are species-specific brood parasites, laying their eggs in the nests of a particular waxbill (see text). Within our area ...
Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe, 2004
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Report: Report. Minutes of evidence.- pt. 2. Appendix. Index
Whydah. Course of trade at Whydah, Swanzy 759—-—-Extensive slave trade carried on at Whydah, Vidal 355——If British trade was encouraged at Whydah and along the Coast in like manner as in the Bonny, it would have a reat effect in  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on the West Coast of Africa, 1842
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Journal of Various Visits to the Kingdoms of Ashanti, Aku, ...
Mr. Freeman embarks for Whydah—New-Year's day- Visits the Chief, to whom he intimates a wish to see the King of ... surf at Whydah—Harmattan—Kindness of the Chief of Whydah—~Sabbath services—Anticipated movement of the British ...
Thomas Birch Freeman, 1844

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHYDAH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term whydah is used in the context of the following news items.
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St. Thomas Mansion Sells for Record $8.9 Million Via Remote Auction
Platinum Luxury Auctions announced this week the closing of Villa Whydah, a four acre pirate-themed property sitting on the westernmost tip of St. Thomas. «World Property Journal, Jan 15»
2
The Market Is Heating Up in the US Virgin Islands
USVI Sotheby's International RealtyVilla Whydah, a nearly four-acre estate on St. Thomas, recently sold for $8.9 million at auction. With cold weather brewing ... «AOL Real Estate, Dec 14»
3
HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Financier With A Pirate Fetish Is Auctioning …
Known as Villa Whydah, it's been described by Hudson as "the retirement home of a pirate who surrounds himself with the bounty of his exploits with his wife at ... «Business Insider, Nov 14»
4
Underwater archaeologist Chris Macort talks pirates during debut of …
David and Sarah Galloway take their youngest daughter, Amelia, through the new 'Real Pirates of the Whydah' exhibit at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on ... «The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com, Oct 14»
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Pirate ship's fascinating remains on display
Barry Clifford with the galley bell of the Whydah, the discovered sunken ship that is the focus of the Manitoba Museum exhibition Real Pirates: The Untold Story ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Oct 14»
6
Fla. Real Estate Fund Can't Escape Investors' RICO Suit
The Germans, who had pooled nearly $57 million, claimed that defendant Dale Wood and his company The Whydah Group Inc. transferred their real estate and ... «Law360, Jun 14»
7
Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah, opens at Moody …
GALVESTON -- A touring exhibition that brings the classical age of 18th century piracy to life by showcasing over 150 artifacts from the wreck site of the Whydah, ... «Your Houston News, Mar 14»
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Booty from the Whydah: Now, that's some serious coin
The Whydah, under the command of notorious pirate "Black Sam" Bellamy, sank in a storm off Cape Cod in 1717 with tens of thousands of gold coins earned ... «Houston Chronicle, Mar 14»
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Pirate Treasure May Lie In Waters Off Cape Cod
Explorer Barry Clifford has spent decades exploring the wreck of the pirate ship Whydah off the coast of Cape Cod. This summer, he and his team learned there ... «NPR, Sep 13»
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Whydah Gally: Is pirate treasure lost 300 years ago in shipwreck on …
The infamous Whydah Gally went down in a storm in 1717 - taking with it a massive booty, including a of 400,000 gold and silver coins. The wreck was found in ... «Daily Mail, Sep 13»

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