AskDefine | Define bida

Dictionary Definition

Bida n : the capital and chief port of Qatar [syn: Doha, El Beda, capital of Qatar]

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English

Noun

bid'a
  1. innovation in Islamic religious beliefs or worship; heresy

Extensive Definition

Bida is a town in Nigeria and the second largest city in Niger State with an estimated population of 178,840 (2007). It is located southwest of Minna, capital of Niger State, and is a dry, arid town. The major ethnic group is the Nupe. The town is known for its production of traditional crafts, notably glass and brassware.
Bida is also known for its Durbar festival.

References

bida in Romanian: Bida, Nigeria
bida in Polish: Bida
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