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Ida

(ē`dä), city (1990 pop. 91,859), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Tenryu River. It is an agricultural market and railway junction.

Ida

 

(also called Psiloriti), a mountain massif in central Crete. Composed of limestones. Elevation, 2,456 m. The stony slopes of the massif are covered by sparse prickly and pulvinate xeromorphic undershrubs and shrubs and stiff grasses.

IDA

(organic chemistry)

Ida

nymph who guarded infant Zeus from being eaten by father, Cronus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 134]

Ida

Mount
1. a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft)
2. a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft.)

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(Intelligent Drive Array) An earlier high-performance disk subsystem from Compaq, which was acquired by HP.