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medina

[muh-dee-nuh] /məˈdi nə/
noun
1.
the old Arab quarter of a North African city.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Arabic madīna city

Medina

[muh-dee-nuh for 1; muh-dahy-nuh for 2] /məˈdi nə for 1; məˈdaɪ nə 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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British Dictionary definitions for medina

medina

/mɛˈdiːnə/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) the ancient quarter of any of various North African cities Compare kasbah
Word Origin
C20: Arabic, literally: town

Medina

/mɛˈdiːnə/
noun
1.
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) Arabic name Al Madinah Ancient Arabic name Yathrib
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