medina

[muh-dee-nuh]

Origin:
1905–10; < Arabic madīna city

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Medina

[muh-dee-nuh for 1; muh-dahy-nuh for 2]
noun
1.
a city in W Saudi Arabia, where Muhammad was first accepted as the supreme Prophet from Allah and where his tomb is located.
2.
a town in N Ohio.
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medina (mɛˈdiːnə)
 
n
(sometimes capital) Compare kasbah the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities
 
[C20: Arabic, literally: town]

Medina (mɛˈdiːnə)
 
n
Arabic name: Al Madinah, Ancient Arabic name: Yathrib a city in W Saudi Arabia: the second most holy city of Islam (after Mecca), with the tomb of Mohammed; university (1960). Pop: 1 044 000 (2005 est)

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Medina was found in his cell where he was pronounced dead after medical responders attempted life saving measures.
Medina argues the evidence was not sufficient for a conviction because the buy was not controlled.
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